February 19, 2010 - A rapidly changing regulatory environment is bringing new opportunities and challenges for microfinance institutions (MFIs) in East Africa. Grameen Foundation and Standard Chartered are hosting an industry conference today in Nairobi, Kenya, to help MFIs navigate these changes and take advantage of new funding opportunities that can fuel their growth and outreach to more of the region’s poor people. Professor Njuguna S. Ndung'u, governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, will deliver the keynote address at the opening session.
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