The Microfinance Ireland Board and CEO meet with the Minister of State Ged Nash on December 16th in the offices of Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.
Sitting from L to R – Brendan Whelan, Anne Reilly, Cyril Forbes (Chair), Minister Nash and Harry McDaid
Standing from L to R – Ger Cleary, Mick Johnson (CEO), Mary O’Shaughnessy, Paraig Hennessy, Sheelagh Daly, Gerry O’Neill and John Irwin
SFF is delighted to be part of the new “It Makes Sense” pilot lending initiative.
These loans are being offered by Credit Unions. The project is being run in partnership with the Credit Union Sector, the Department of Social Protection, the Citizens Information Board, An Post and Not for Profit Groups - and is open to social welfare recipients who qualify for the Household Budget Scheme.
“Creating Credit, Not Debt” a research report co-sponsored by SFF into international personal micro-credit schemes and the Irish market.
Pictured are (L to R) Brendan Whelan (SFF – CEO), Georges Gloukoviezoff (Author of the Report), Angela Black (CEO – Citizens Information Board) & Michael Culloty (National MABS) launching the Research Report into international personal micro-credit schemes entitled “Creating Credit, not Debt“. The report and presentation slides are now available to download and view.