Mrs Mildred Chirwa is a banker with 17years in retail and corporate banking. She is holder of a BSc Hons in Management and Entrepreneurial Development Studies and a member of the Institute of Bankers Zimbabwe(IOBZ). Mildred has vast experience in financial services and products having joined BCC International (now CBZ Bank) in 1988 and worked in various departments before moving over to Trust Bank in 2001 as Assistant Branch Manager. She also worked for an IT company as Finance and Administration Manager before joining Hammer and Tongues Money Lenders as General Manager in 2010. Currently she is the Executive Director and enjoys changing lives through tailor made financial solutions. It is hoped that the ZAMFI board and the Association will be the better for her skills and experience.
Analysis Of The Performance Of The Microfinance Sector In Zimbabwe - Dec 2017
2017 results with respect to outreach reflects a sector largely on a rebound with total disbursed loans for the year amounting to $197.2 million compared with $166.0 million in 2016, an increase by $31.2 million or 18.7%. This is inspite of the year 2017 being the period when interest ceiling of 10% interest rates by the Central Bank was introduced effective January 2017.
ZAMFI Launches Regulatory Review on the Microfinance Sector
The Zimbabwe Association of Microfinance Institutions (ZAMFI) today used the occasion of their 3rd Annual Microfinance Sector Winter School in Kariba, to launch a regulatory review of their sector. The Winter School is taking place from 18 and 20 May under the theme “Tranversing the Microfinance Landscape”.
ZAMFI (Zimbabwe Assocition for Microfinance Institutions) is the umbrella body for microfinance institutions. Our vision is to transform the quality of life of the poor and marginalised communities. Our mission is to advocate for an enabling regulatory and funding environment and to promote best practices in the provision of demand- driven services for the growth of the microfinance industry in Zimbabwe.