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Nominations for Microfinance Awards Open

Nominations for Microfinance Awards Open
August 10
11:00 2017

The Reserve Bank of Fiji in collaboration with its stakeholders, calls for nominations for this year’s National Microfinance Awards.

The Awards recognise outstanding micro entrepreneurs and industry leaders in Fiji.

Small business owners with an annual sales or turnover of up to $30,000 and successfully operating for at least three years and institutions that offer financial services to this market segment are encouraged to make a submission any time between now and 30 September 2017.

Gold sponsors this year are ANZ Banking Group Limited and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP). Silver sponsors are the Life Insurance Corporation of India and Bank of South Pacific and Bank of Baroda are the Bronze sponsors.

ANZ Fiji Country Head, Mr Saud Minam said: “This is an excellent initiative to help MSMEs grow and we want to be a part of their success journey.”

Details on the Awards and the application forms can be found on www.rbf.gov.fj.

A new Innovation Award will be given out this year to honour and recognise individuals or companies that demonstrate an innovative approach to financial inclusion in Fiji. The winners will be announced at an Awards function in November 2017.

SOURCE: RESERVE BANK OF FIJI

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