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Social Performance

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

Wed, September 9, 2015
The 9th Annual Making Cents Summit is coming up soon! Learn more here.

Show Me the Data: Evidence & Experience on SMEs (Event Resources)

Mon, May 18, 2015
Check out presenters' key takeaways, download presentation slides, and other post-event products from our recent Microlinks Seminar.

Show Me the Data: Evidence & Experience on SMEs

Mon, May 4, 2015
Join us for our next Microlinks seminar on the impact of SME programs on inclusive growth.

Youth & Consequences: Unemployment, Injustice and Violence

Mon, March 2, 2015
MercyCorps' report tackles the assumptions that underpin youth interventions in fragile states. Working with youth in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Somalia, they find that the principal drivers of political violence have little to do with poverty.

Leveraging Labor Market Assessment Tools to Address the Youth Unemployment Challenge (Event Resources)

Tue, February 10, 2015
Watch the presenters' key takeaways, download presentation slides, and other post-event products from the recent Microlinks Seminar.

Leveraging Labor Market Assessment Tools to Address the Youth Unemployment Challenge

Mon, February 9, 2015
Learn more about labor market assessment (LMA) tools to address the youth unemployment challenge.

Market Systems for Resilience

Tue, February 3, 2015
This LEO paper offers a framework for strengthening resilience through market systems.

Has Microfinance Lost Its Moral Compass?

Tue, January 6, 2015
Learn why urgent action is needed to refocus their organizations and workforce on achieving both financial and social performance targets.

Social Performance Guidelines for Savings Groups: Setting Standards for Quality Programming and Client Protection

Mon, October 27, 2014
The savings group (SG) sector has recognized the need to develop Social Performance Guidelines. Join us in this webinar to review a proposed set of guidelines for the sector.

Business case for microinsurance part II: Follow-up study on the profitability of microinsurance

Fri, April 4, 2014
Microinsurance Paper #32 investigates whether corrective measures for profitability have been successful over the long term.

Review the latest Microfinance Gateway Voices articles

Fri, January 4, 2013
The Gateway brings you timely, informative articles about key topics in microfinance and financial inclusion through our Microfinance Voices section. Catch up on our latest installment of articles.

Microfinance India Summit 2012 - Reconstructing the Sector: Brick by Brick

Tue, November 6, 2012
A platform that brings together thought leaders, regulators, government, investors, lenders, practitioners, researchers, and other stakeholders across the globe to deliberate around the issues concerning the growth of the sector.

Begin With a Win: Using Sextant, a Discussion-Based Organizational Self-Assessment Tool, to Guide Achievement of the Universal Social Performance Standards

Wed, August 22, 2012
This training will present a methodology called Sextant, as adapted by Freedom from Hunger, for application with the new social performance standards.

2012 AFMIN Annual Conference and General Assembly

Tue, August 21, 2012
The Africa Microfinance Network (AFMIN) will organize its 11th Annual Conference and General Assembly in Kampala, Uganda on the theme "The State of Practice of Social Performance Management in Africa."