Stakeholder Workshop On The Review Of The AFI Grant Policy Documents

The Payment Systems Department of Bank Ghana organized a workshop for key stakeholders to review the financial inclusion documents that had been developed with CDC Consult Ltd. These included the Holistic and Coordinated Financial Inclusion and Regulatory Framework, and Financial Literacy Framework that Promotes Inclusive Finance in Ghana. It took place from 10th - 13th January 2023 [...]

Courtesy Call from GIZ-PFS Programme Manager

Following the end of the previous programme phase in 2022, the Component Manager, Mrs. Cynthia Odonkor and new Programme Manager, Dr. Christian Jahn for the Support to the Private and Financial Sector Programme (PFS), met with the secretariat heads of the various Microfinance Associations and GHAMFIN. The purpose of the meeting was to pay a courtesy call[...]

GIZ Stakeholder Planning Workshop

As the new programme “Support to the Private and Financial Sector-PFS” started in January 2023, it necessitated an engagement with the relevant stakeholders to get them to sufficiently understand the goal and indicators of the programme as well as the intervention areas so as to help with the planning of appropriate activities to aid in the achievement[...]

GHAMFIN 2 nd Microfinance Forum

The Ghana Microfinance Institutiins Network (GHAMFIN) organized the 2nd Microfinance Forum under the theme ‘Building Resilient and Sustainable Non-Bank Financial Institution’s Sector in the Wake of Current Economic Challenges’. It took place on Tuesday, 4 th April 2023 at Holiday Inn Hotel, Airport. Participants at the forum included representatives from Ministry of Finance, Bank of Ghana, Microfinance[...]

Staff Training on Emotional Intelligence

A training was organized by GHAMFIN in collaboration with CapPlus for all Microfinance Associations’ secretariat staff and some staff of the banking and non-banking unit of the Ministry of Finance on Emotional Intelligence: An Effective Tool for Leadership, Improved Productivity and Staff Wellbeing. The consultant was Mr. James Kwesi Addison of Addison International Center for Emotional Intelligence.[...]

Training on Improving Liquidity Positions of Microfinance Companies

This training was organized with the support of GHAMFIN in collaboration CapPlus for member companies on Liquidity Management. Participants included credit officers, account officers, recovery officers, internal auditors, managing directors, finance and administrative managers as well as operation managers. The training covered Introduction to Liquidity Management, Sources of liquidity, Uses of liquidity, Identifying and managing liquidity risks[...]

CapPlus Forum

This forum was themed Beyond Silos for Scale and Impact. It was held on Wednesday, 27th June 2023 at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel. The program started with remarks from Bank of Ghana and Ms. Rosy Fynn, Mastercard Foundation’s Country Director, Ghana. There were presentations from FIRST+ financial institution partners about the transformations underway in their organizations[...]

Microfinance Policy Development Workshop

Through the leadership of the Ministry of Finance and GHAMFIN with support from GIZ, the need for a Microfinance policy was agreed upon. In view of that, engagements began towards the development of the policy. Workshops were held to solicit the ideas of Microfinance practitioners on key issues that have come up in the Microfinance sector that[...]

GIZ/KPMG Corporate Governance Training

In line with Bank of Ghana’s Corporate Governance directive, there was a need to build the capacity of member companies to better understand the directive, the need for it and enlighten them on how to adopt the needed measures for compliance as well as improve the operational capacity of their companies. The training was organized with the[...]

GIZ/Purple Almond New Companies Act Training

Following the passing of the new Companies Act, there was a need to build the capacity of member companies to better appreciate the Act and help them adapt to the new provisions within it. The training was organized with the support of GIZ and Purple Almond as the facilitator. It is worthy to note that the lead[...]