Microfinance (Innovative Finance for Education)

Some education providers need financing support to develop or expand their services. However, they often face difficulties accessing
financial services due to their size or activity
In this video, discover how microfinance can serve as one possible solution.

This video explains why both domestic and international funding for education need to increase drastically in order to reach the target defined by the UN.

This video was created as part of the “Innovative Financing in Education and Development: Case Studies and Multi-Media Material for E-¬Learning” project, which is partially funded by the swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network (SUDAC) under the development of ‘Consortia for Education and Research (COFER)’. The project consortium is composed by the following partners: NORRAG (Switzerland), University of Fribourg (Switzerland), Zurich University of Teacher Education (Switzerland), Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Beijing Normal University (China), Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai (India) and University of Cape Town (South Africa). Additional funding and resources were provided by the Open Societies Foundation (OSF) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Visit norrag.org/ife to learn more about NORRAG’s contribution to the discussion on Innovative Finance for Education.

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