On 14 and 20 February 2020, MICRA was appointed to give training for the staff of the General Directorate of Treasury of the Ministry of Finance. The training was about conducting monitoring and mentoring to the Ultra-Micro financing program (UMi) from the Ministry of Finance.
On February 13, 2020, Unilever held gathering for Juragan of SERU namely JUARA (Juragan Apresiasi Resolusi Gathering 2019) at Hotel Park Regis Arion, Kemang. MICRA was conducted to give motivation training to the Juragan of SERU.
On January 21, 2020, MICRA held the 1st HERfinance training at PT Kudos Istana Furniture. The training was attended by 30 Peer Educators (PEs) that are PT Kudos Istana Furniture workers from all departments in that factory, with Mr. Alfi Syahrin as the trainer in this session. The first training was about the Introduction of Financial Planning. The objective of the training was to understand the financial goals, the importance of financial planning and how to do financial planning and dividing wants and needs that can help to achieve their financial goals through prioritizing the needs.
On December 17, 2019, MICRA held the 6th HERfinance training at PT Presindo Central. The training was started at 1 pm and finished at 4 pm (WIB). The training was attended by 26 Peer Educators (PEs), who are PT Presindo Central workers that participate in training, with Mr. Alfi Syahrin as the trainer and Khairunnisa Savira Ayumi as co-facilitator in this session.
On November 26, 2019, MICRA held the 5th HERfinance training at PT Presindo Central. The training was started at 1 pm and finished at 4 pm (WIB). The training was attended by 30 Peer Educators (PEs), PT Presindo Central workers that participate in training, with Mr. Gatot Syafdiono as the trainer in this session.
In November 2019, GIZ, AXA, Inkopdit, DeveloPPP, and MICRA held Training of Trainers (ToT) Financial Literacy Training of Microinsurance at 4 locations in Indonesia, Jakarta, Bandung, Denpasar dan Maumere. The objective of the training is to increase the ability of the participants to become a trainer that able to deliver the materials related to risk and risk management, insurance and microinsurance and also product knowledge of AXA Inkopdit.
In 2014 MICRA officially became a partner to BSR as the implementation institution for HERfinance program in Indonesia. HERfinance is a part of the global HERproject, which aims at empowering low-income workers in developing countries.
MICRA, or the Microfinance Innovation Center for Resources and Alternatives, is an Indonesian foundation focused on the development of the microfinance sector. MICRA’s mission is to build the institutional strength and outreach of the Indonesian microfinance sector, by providing a full range of high-quality, best-practice technical inputs and support to all industry stakeholders, in a sustainable and demand-driven manner.