Press releases

  • Apr
    2014
    3

    EFSE partners with Yapı Kredi Leasing to support MSMEs in priority development regions of Turkey

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  • Mar
    2014
    27

    EFSE DF supports new Association of Professional Risk Managers in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Events

  • Apr
    2014
    1

    EFSE DF workshop in cooperation with Schufa: „Development and use of Scorecards“

    Wiesbaden, Germany, 1 – 3 April 2014

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  • Dec
    2013
    12

    Forth EFSE Advisory Group Meeting

    Vienna, Austria, 12th December 2013

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Highlights
  • Annual Meeting 2012

    The Annual Meeting 2013 of the European Fund for Southeast Europe – EFSE – took place from 30 to 7 June in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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  • Read the new EFSE Annual Report for an update of the past year 2012.
    Online version
    PDF version
  • Deutsche Bank secures additional investments in the EFSE


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About EFSE

EFSE provides sustainable funding to micro and small enterprises helping them to grow, generate additional income and to create employment, as well as to low-income families assisting them in the improvement of their housing conditions.

Videos

  • EFSE - A Success Story in
    Development Finance

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  • EFSE - A success story of microfinance investing in Southeast Europe

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  • Little school of banking -
    Nir and eir, Nks i eks

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  • Little school of banking -
    Macroeconomic indicators,
    Makroekonomski pokazatelji

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  • Little school of banking - Swift

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Success Stories

  • Steady progress with a strong partner

    The story of Sergey Sinizkiy, grain and industrial crop grower, Ukraine

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  • Sharing the vision of entrepreneurship

    The story of Martin Povolni, manufacturer of heating systems, Serbia

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  • Big things have small beginnings

    The story of Bratislav Gačanović, manufacturer of fishing bait, Serbia

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  • Like a good harvest, success is
    something you grow.


    The story of Florin Neacsu of farming company SC ASMIN SRL, Romania

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  • Sharing the vision of entrepreneurship

    The story of Maria Barbu of farming company SC Manistef Servexim, Romania

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  • Cut out for success

    The story of Neđo Raković, Founder of a family-owned cypress tree and ornamental plant nursery, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Cut out for success

    The story of Samir Talić, Founder and general manager of a sawmill, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Weaving a pattern of success

    The story of Kornel Boldižar, Knitwear Manufacturer, Serbia

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  • Setting the stage for success

    The story of Saša Ivanović, Bojan Ivanović and Zorica Janjić, Founders of Skills Division, Serbia

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  • Evolving with new opportunities

    The story of Carolina Maimaş, Co-owner and manager of a family farm, Republic of Moldova

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  • A recipe for growth

    The story of Maria Angelica Marksteiner, Founder and owner of a bakery, Romania

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  • Committed to the land

    The story of Augustin Motintan, Dairy farmer, Romania

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  • Realising the potential

    The story of Giorgi Nikolaishvili, Founder and general manager of a maternity hospital, Georgia

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  • Adding value to the neighbourhood

    The story of Givi Shekiladze, Owner and manager of a convenience store, Georgia

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Themes

Responsible Finance

Responsible finance has become an increasing concern in microfinance and traditional banking.

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Words from our Donors & Investors

  • Stefan Füle,
    European Commission

    Maintaining the course through dedicated and consistent support

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  • Dirk Niebel,
    German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

    EFSE – a German development cooperation success story

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  • Dr. Norbert Kloppenburg,
    Member of the Executive Board of KfW Bankengruppe

    A source of stability in a challenging environment

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