Tonight, the 4th European Microfinance Award was handed over to the Philippine microfinance institution Aski. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was on hand to give the award to this year's winner. Together with two other organisation, one from Kyrgyzstan and another one from Bolivia, Aski will share €100.000 to continue with their fabulous work.
The European Microfinance Award is organised jointly by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Luxembourg Round Table on Microfinance and the European Microfinance Platform to promote microfinance initiatives and highlight their contribution to the development of the sector. This year's award highlighted the work in the field of "Microfinance for Food Security".
Pictures can be found on the website of Tageblatt and at Wort.
Source: Tageblatt, European Microfinance Platform