Exposure visit for IDF staff member to Nepal
IDF organized an exposure visit of its 8 senior staff member in Nepal from May 22-29, 2016. The main purpose of the visit was to learn and gather experiences about the policies and practices of different microcredit organizations of Nepal, such as Swabalamban Laghubitta Bikas Bank Ltd., Kathmandu; Manushi, Kathmandu; Shreejana Development Center, Kaski; Muktinath Bikas Bank Ltd., Kaski and Dhaulagiri Community Resource Development Center (DCRDC), Baglung. CSD (Centre for Self-help Development), Nepal assisted IDF to organize the visit.
During the visit, the participants observed the operational modalities of each of the MFIs and also interacted with the clients and the staff to understand the impact of various services of MFIs. They also enquired about the repayment procedure and effectiveness of joint liability with the groups.
Exposure visit to IDF
IDF organize exposure visits for the interested organizations and persons both at national and international levels to learn the experiences of microfinance in Bangladesh. IDF organizes visits not only in IDF, it also organize visits to Grameen Bank, BRAC, ASA and other organizations as per need of the visiting organizations.
In 2016, IDF organized 8 exposure visits for 64 participants of different MFIs from Nepal. The list of the organizations are as follows:
|Sl. No.||Name of organization||Country||No. of participants|
|1||CSD (Centre for Self-help Development)||Nepal||2|
|2||RMDC (Rural Micro-finance Development Centre Ltd.)||Nepal||2|
|5||Jeevan Bikas Samaj||Nepal||12|
|6||United Youth Community (UNYC)||Nepal||11|
|8||Shrijana Community Development Centre||Nepal||2|
|9||Rural Woman Development Centre (RWDC)||Nepal||3|
|10||Udaydev Cooperative Ltd.||Nepal||2|
|12||Mohila Sahayata Microfinance Bittiya Sangtha||Nepal||2|
|13||Mohila Samudayik Laghubitta||Nepal||2|
|14||Moohila Upkar Monch||Nepal||4|
|16||Udaydev Cooperative Ltd.||Nepal||2|