In perioada 22-23 iunie 2017 CAR – IFN – CFR Ramnicu Valcea a participat cu proiectul “Legacy” la Conferința “European Microfinance Network” de la Veneția a castigat marele premiu. Proiectul a fost sprijinit de UNCARS Romania si UJCAR Valcea carora tinem sa le multumim!
Multumirile noastre se indreapta si spre www.onepicture.ro firma reprezentata de domnul Catalin Colniceanu; domnul Ilinca Alexandru si micutul David, fara de care acest proiect nu ar fi fost posibil!
Tema proiectului depus a fost descrisa astfel:
“Since the beginning of the century when the first credit unions have been established by the craftsmen, traders, teachers and workers that got together their savings and established financial institutions to support them improve their lives, until today, Credit Unions lead by the the National Union of Mutual Aid Funds have evolved, modernized, diversified the services including financial education and have become an important part of the Romanian financial sector.
Responsible spending, saving, avoidance of over-indebtedness alongside with entrepreneurship are the main elements of the training and consulting services associated to the financial and economic inclusion loans the Credit Unions are providing to their members. Continuing the tradition of saving and spending efficiently and responsibly with the Credit Unions through cultivating this spirit among community members and children, C.A.R.-I.F.N.-C.F.R. Ramnicu Valcea initiated and run in partnership with four schools located in remote rural areas, a successful financial education program for more than 250 primary and secondary school students.
Alongside with the provision of financial services tailored to the members’ specific needs, financial information and knowledge, enables members to manage better their own financial resources, improve their living conditions, access better education and health services, and makes CAR CFR Ramnicu Valcea a well-known promoter of financial and social inclusion in the rural areas served.
An important category of members of C.A.R.-I.F.N.-C.F.R.Ramnicu Valcea is represented by small crafters (peasant’s shoe makers, potters, sculptors, artisan workers) who, through financial education and loans granted by the employees of the house, manage to carry on the tradition of craftsmanship, made in faith and respect.
The picture presents the craftsman and artisan Alexandru Ilinca and one of his apprentice during the workshop on traditional shoe making organized with the contribution of C.A.R.-I.F.N.-C.F.R.Ramnicu Valcea Romania.