Exposure visit for IDF staff member to Nepal
IDF organized an exposure visit of its 10 senior staff member in Nepal from October 24-Nov 01, 2017. 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 2017, IDF organized 8 exposure visits for 78 participants of different MFIs from Nepal. The names of the organizations participated in the above exposure visits are given bellow:
|Sl. No.||Name of organization||Country||No. of participants|
|4||FORWARD Community Microfinance Bittiya Sangstha||Nepal||09|
|5||CSD,SAHARA,UMCL,MUM,KSCC,SUMC, Grameen Samaj||Nepal||11|
RMDC: Rural Microfinance Development Centre
CSD: Centre for Self-help Development
RWDC: Rural Women Development Centre
NWCSC: Nepal Women Community Service Centre
SCDC: Srijana Community Development Centre
MLBS: Mohila Samudayic Laghubita Sangstha
MUM: Mohila Upkar Monch
MMDB: Mirmire Microfinance Development Bank
MMBS: Mero Microfinance Bithiya Sangstha
UMCL: Udaydev Multipurpose Cooperative Ltd.
KSCC: Kanail Saving & Credit Cooperative
SUMC: Shree Udaydev Multipurpose Cooperative
JBS: Jibon Bikash Samaj