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Islamic Microfinance Workshop Yemen

  1. 1. Two Days Specialized Training Workshop on Islamic Microfinance (Including Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance and Islamic Insurance) 16th & 17th September, 2012 in Sana’a, Yemen Jointly Organized By Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) AlHuda Center of Excellence in Islamic MicrofinanceIslamic Microfinance – an incredible tool to Alleviate Poverty!
  2. 2. Chairman Message Dear Colleagues and YMN Members: I am So Proud to be a member of YMN as a Chairman. I have Training Summary had the privilege of working with dedicated and talented employees who make ourYemen has a population size of 23 Million, Network an innovative andone of the most ethnically homogenous in successful institution.the region, with 3% population annual It gives me immense pleasure to present the Islamic Microfinance and Islamic Finance traininggrowth rate. 71% of the population lives in workshop that will be held in Sanaa this Septemberthe rural and 29% in urban areas. 34.8% with cooperation of (AlHuda-CIBE) Center oflive below the poverty line. Overall, social Islamic Banking & Economics of Pakistanand economic circumstances in Yemen It is clear that the demand for Islamic finance hascreate a homogenous traditional society increased which is a major opportunity for the growth of the industry and gets awareness about itwhere many decisions are influenced by from highly learned and experienced professionalsthe religious considerations. So, Islamic and be the leaders of Islamic Microfinance in ArabMicrofinance would be highly accepted region. Therefore, promoting the awareness ofthere and would ultimately help in Islamic Microfinance among the region.reducing poverty of Yemen. More than ever, we extend our best wishes for the success of the training and the ultimate benefit for all the Yemenis from the widespreading MicrofinanceIslamic Microfinance is an emerging Industry .market in the field of Islamic finance, sothere is an immediate need to educate, Best Regardtrain and conduct market study and Mohammed Al Laiawareness campaigns on this subject.The aim of this training is to provideedification and trainings to Microfinance & About AlHuda CIBEFinance Professional with an additionalopportunity for their educational uplift AlHuda Center of Excellence in Islamic Microfinanceunder Islamic financial system. An is an initiative of AlHuda CIBE. AlHuda CIBE is a well established name in Islamic financial Market whichindividual would be able to learn new is working in the field of Islamic Banking and Financetechniques and opportunities in this field. from the last 7 years in Pakistan and around the globe. It is the pioneer organization to start effort for the promotion of Islamic Banking and Finance in masses through Advisory and Consultancy, Education, Trainings, Awareness, Product Development and Publications. About Yemen Microfinance Network The Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) was established in 2009 as a result of a joint project between the Social Fund for Development (SFD) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) aimed at establishing the first professional microfinance association. The YMN focuses on training and capacity building of microfinance practitioners, increase transparency in the sector, provide information exchange services to members, produce researches, promote and build awareness of the microfinance sector. Currently the network has 11 members that represents more than 90% of the microfinance industry in Yemen.
  3. 3. Islamic Microfinance – an incredible tool to Alleviate Poverty! Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) AlHuda CIBEContents of TrainingA Glance on Islamic Finance• Riba and Prohibition of Riba• Economic Rationale for Prohibition of Riba.• Difference between Islamic Finance & Conventional Finance Mechanism• Development of Islamic Finance in YemenShariah Foundation and Applications of Islamic Microfinance• Conceptual Framework of Islamic microfinance• Islamic Microfinance – Characteristics• Sustainability, outreach and Problems pertaining to microfinance systemMicrofinance & its Product Mechanism• Islamic Micro Finance as effective tool of poverty alleviation• Islamic Micro Financial Products Mechanisms & Compatibility with Conventional Microfinance Products• Trade Based Modes of Islamic Microfinance (Murabaha, Salam, Istisna etc.)• Mechanism of Trade Based Product (Murabaha, Salam & Istisna)Islamic Microfinance Products• Partnership based of Islamic Microfinance (Mudarabah & Musharakah)• Rental Based Mechanism/Products of Islamic Microfinance (Ijarah & Diminishing Musharakah)• Application of Partnership & Rental based modes in Islamic MicrofinanceDifferent Models & Deposit Management in Islamic Microfinance• Definitions, Concept & Uses of Waqf, Qarz-e-Hassan, Cooperatives & Zakat in Islamic Microfinance system• Liability (Deposit) Management Techniques for Islamic Microfinance• Product Development for Islamic Microfinance Institutions.• Development of Islamic Microfinance in Yemen - A Case StudyMicro Takaful (Islamic Micro Insurance) & Risk Mitigation• Definition of Micro Takaful. How MicroTakaful products works with Islamic Microfinance• Structure, Operation and Performance of Micro Takaful for Poverty Alleviation• Opportunities and Challenges of Micro Takaful in Islamic Microfinance
  4. 4. Islamic Microfinance – an incredible tool to Alleviate Poverty! Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) AlHuda CIBE Speakers ProfileQazi Abdul Samad Qazi Abdul Samad is a skilled professional with proficiency in Shari’ah advisory, In-depth knowledge of Shari’ah Microfinance, Innovative, commitment & pro- active approach to work, Strong communications & analytical skills and able to manage and train others. Currently, he is working as a Shari’ah Advisor of The Bank of Khyber - Pakistan. He is also a visiting lecturer of Islamic Financial System in Management Science Department of City University, Peshawar. He has been providing Shari’ah advisory and supervision in many organizations. He is an author of many articles and has presented articles in many International conferences.Muhammad Zubair Mughal Muhammad Zubair Mughal is a passionate and hardworking individual with a strategic vision in Islamic Micro Finance. He is a skilled Islamic financial professional and a keen learner of Islamic Microfinance and Islamic Micro insurance with good public speaking and training skills. He is currently working as a Chief Executive Officer of AlHuda centre of Islamic Banking and Economics. He has a professional experience Islamic Microfinance of over 10 years. He has development Many Islamic Microfinance Products which are being utilized in Pakistan, Middles East & Africa, he has also presented his research papers on Islamic Microfinance in many International conferences in South Africa, China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Kenya, Pakistan, U.A.E, Mauritius, Afghanistan, Turkey, Tatarstan, Jordan and Iraq etc.
  5. 5. Islamic Microfinance – an incredible tool to Alleviate Poverty! Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) AlHuda CIBE Benefits to ParticipantsThe attendees of this training would have the following benefits:§ In-depth Knowledge of Islamic Microfinance, its concept, Models & Operational practices.§ Learn new Techniques of Poverty Alleviation, Social Development & Financial Inclusion through Islamic Microfinance.§ Shariah Principles and Mechanism about Islamic Microfinance§ Opportunity to gain knowledge about global practices on Islamic microfinance through learned national and international scholars and experts§ Encouragement of practitioners/microfinance institutions/ donor agencies/ Government institutions about the mechanism of Islamic Microfinance system§ Provision of a Platform to start a dialogue with multilateral donor organizations§ Opportunities for collaborations/partnerships with donor agencies, Islamic banks and Islamic Microfinance Institutions/Networks.§ Learn new techniques of financing and opportunities in emerging Markets Method of the TrainingTraining would consist of the following methods:§ Lectures/Slide Shows/Multimedia Presentations§ Class discussions and experience sharing§ Individual and group work presentation§ Case StudiesTraining material will be provided as per the course outline which is being generated byExperts. A detailed facilitation plan for each session of training course will be developedincluding PowerPoint Slides and Printing copies of the material. Who Should Attend?§ Microfinance Professionals and Experts § Social Development Sector§ Microfinance Institutions & Banks § Govt. Development Departments§ Financial & Banking Institutions § Local and International Donors Agencies§ Rural & Agri. financial Professional § SMEs & Corporative Societies§ Community Developments § Academia§ NGOs and NPOs § Philanthropists and Investors§ Insurance Companies § Regulators and Govt. Officials§ Development Consultant § Shariah Scholars and Experts§ Management Consultants
  6. 6. Registration Form Two Days Specialized Training Workshop on ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE 16th -17th September 2012 at Sanaa, YemenPlease complete and return by e-mail, regular mail or fax.Please note that the name and title you give here will be printed on participants’ list and on certificates.1. Participant InformationTitle______________________________ Prof. Dr. Other: _______________________________ Mr. Ms. Mrs.First name__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Last name___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Organization ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Address______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Postal/Zip code________________________ City: _______________________________________________________________________________________________Country: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Telephone: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Fax: _____________________________ E-mail:___________________________________________________________________________________________________Event you wish to join (Conference/ Workshop): _______________________________________________________________________________________2. Workshop FeeWorkshop fees include admission to workshop sessions, tea/coffee, lunch, registration materials and Certificate. Event Name Fee for Yemen Participants (US$) Fee for Intl Participants (USD) Two Days Specialized Training Workshop on US $450 US $650 ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE3. Discount Policy 4. Account details form paymentv Five or more delegates from the same You can proceed your fee by cheque or demand draft in favour of Yemen Microfinance organization - 20% discount. Network (for Yemens Participants), foreign participants will proceed the payment in the favor of AlHuda CIBE. You can also transfer your fee online. For International Participants (Dollar Account) Title of Account: AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics ** Please state the workshop name and the full name of the participant Bank Name: Standard Chartered Bank on the reverse of the cheque. Branch Name: Garden Town Branch, Lahore -Pakistan Payments should be made in USD. A/c No: 01-1647086 -01 SWFIT code: SCBLPKKX5. Additional Instructions 6. Cancellation PolicyvPayment Information Registration forms must be accompanied by full payment in order v Cancellation of participation must be received in writing and before September 10, 2012. to be processed. v If the cancellation is received before the deadline, then it will be accepted and half amount of fee will be refunded.vFull payment is due on registration v The amount could not be refunded if the cancellation received after the deadline.vRegistration will not be confirmed until full payment has received v Registration cancellations will be subject to a $75 service fee.vConfirmation Please allow 3 days for e-mail confirmation of your registration. v After the cancellation deadline, no refunds will be granted. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute another individual in your place at no extra charge.Date:_____/_____/_______ By sending in this registration form, I acknowledge that I commit myself to the immediate payment of the full workshop fee. I have taken notice of the cancellation terms on this form.Signature: _______________________________
  7. 7. Shariah Compliance Solution for Microfinance Centre of Excellence in Islamic Microfinance Our Islamic Micro Financial Services Islamic Microfinance Product Research and Innovation Development Training & Capacity Building Publications & Reports Shariah Advisory Networking and Awareness Visit us: w w w. a l h u d a c i b e . c o m / i m h d Organized by GLOBAL ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE FORUM 8th December, 2012 - Dubai, U.A.E Post Event Workshop: 9th-10th December, 12 Islamic Microfinance – An Incredible tool for poverty alleviation For Registration Please Contact Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics Ali Abutaleb Sumera Naz Training Executive Manager Corporate Communication Office: +967 1 265870 Tel: +92-42 35913096-8Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) Email: Email: AlHuda CIBE Web: Web: For Registration: