Yehu is a microfinance organization in the rural coastal region of Kenya for the poor, run by the poor. It provides financial and other support services for small businesses owned by very poor people.
Yehu operates in conjunction with Choice Humanitarian, an international NGO specializing in village development. Yehu was created based on the principles and procedures of the world-renowned Grameen Bank. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Equity Bank has evolved from a Building Society to a Microfinance Institution and now the all inclusive Nairobi Stock Exchange public listed commercial bank. Equity is the holder of the 2007 Global Vision Award in Microfinance “for initiating concepts of the future that will shape the Global Economy”. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
MAIN is a network created by several institutions with long experience in microfinance and/or promoting micro-enterprises in Africa, including the investment Society for Enterprise Promotion in Madagascar (SIPEM), the Centenary Rural Development Bank of Uganda (CERUDEB), the Ivorian Development and Investment Fund (FIDI) of Côte d’Ivoire, the Investment and International Development Society (SIDI) of France, and IDM-Mauritania. At present MAIN counts 90 members (French & English) from Africa, Middle East and Europe. ... [according to site editor's information]
Faulu Kenya is a Deposit Taking Micro-Finance Company, registered in Kenya and regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya. Faulu was founded as a programme of Food for the Hungry International (FHI), a Christian relief and development organisation based in Phoenix Arizona in USA and has grown to become an MFI that offers both savings and credit services to millions of Kenyans. FHI has established Faulu Africa Network, a regional micro finance network operating in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Jitegemee Trust Ltd is a leading wholesale microfinance institution that provides equitable financial and non-financial services to micro finance institutions, Saccos and financial intermediaries that provide financial services to individuals engaged micro enterprises. Clients include: registered Micro Finance institutions, Savings- and Credit Co-operative Societies (Saccos), NGOs etc. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The School of African Microfinance, sam (former School of Applied Microfinance) is a two-week program designed to deliver practical skills and knowledge to microfinance managers, bankers, consultants and trainers. sam is a training of FrontFin Media, a business media company that works with professionals in Micro & SME finance, in frontier markets, to become high performers. ... [according to site editor's information]
FINCORP was set up with the main aim of economically empowering Swazi people at grassroots level through the provision of sound and sustainable financial services. The Governement is the main shareholder of the private corporation. The main objectives of FINCORP are:
* To finance and promote the development of Swazi-owned Enterprises;
* To support the expansion of loan financing to SMEs;
* To create jobs;
* To make a meaningful contribution to the eradication of poverty among people at grassroots level.
* To support the provision of business advisory services, training, monitoring, technical transfers and development of other products and services for SMEs. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Le portail Sénégalais de la microfinance s'inscrit dans la dynamique de développement de l'espace francophone de la microfinance. Différentes rubriques sont disponibles : une base de données avec des informations détaillées sur le secteur, une cartographie numérisée des systèmes financiers décentralisés (SFD) pour l'ensemble du territoire, des outils de gestion ; le système d'information et de gestion (SIG), études d'impact, Rating, législation nationale et internationale, webographie avec des liens vers d'autres sites, tableau d'affichage pour l'actualité de la microfinance au Sénégal, dans le monde etc. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Eagle Flight Micro-Finance Bank Ltd. has the mission to bridge the gap between the poor and the rich and to assist its community to develop economically and to improve their standard of living. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Ekondo Microfinance Bank became the first existing community bank in Nigeria to be converted to a microfinance bank by the central bank. It currently operates through its four branches (Chamley, Ikang and Etim Edem, Efio-Ette) and six cash centers (with locations ranging from Ika-Ika Oqua to Ikot Nakanda) which are strategically positioned, allowing Ekondo to closely attend to its target population - primarily small scale traders and the artisan population. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]