Musoni Microfinance

Olivia Hayden

Musoni’s mission is to grow, build and maximize the potential of the businesses of the low income and unbanked of Kenya through the provision of affordable, flexible and customer-oriented financial services. Musoni Microfinance Limited was founded in 2010 and is the first microfinance institution (MFI0 to be 100% cashless and …

Palmis Mikwofinans Sosyal (PMS)

Olivia Hayden

Since 2003, Entrepreneurs du Monde has worked with Palmis Mikwofinans Sosyal (PMS), a public limited company under Haitian law. PMS was formed in 1998 and has since grown a microfinance program with a strong social component . Their mission is to help micro-entrepreneurs develop their income generating activity and get …

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BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF)

Olivia Hayden

In May 2007, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) set up the non-profit organization, BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF), for the purpose of promoting sustainable and inclusive economic and social development for people under vulnerable conditions by using Productive Finance, the Foundation’s own specialty and methodology. In more than 10 years …

Anh Chi Em (ACE)

Olivia Hayden

The Anh Chi Em program (ACE) was founded by the French NGO Entrepreneurs du Monde (EdM) in 2007 in Dien Bien Phu, Viet Nam. It aims to empower the poor and vulnerable in the mountainous and remote areas of North Vietnam through the provision of responsible financial services and capacity …

Wakili

Olivia Hayden

Wakili, meaning willingness and perseverance in local dialect, is a program created by Entrepreneurs du Monde in 2016 for people excluded from access to traditional systems of financing. It supports groups of micro-entrepreneurs from the most vulnerable communities to develop income generating activities and improve the living conditions of their …

Initiative Development Ghana (ID Ghana)

Olivia Hayden

ID Ghana was set up in 1998 by the French NGO Initiative Développement, which transferred the technical and financial responsibility to Entrepreneurs du Monde when it was formed in West Africa in 2006. ID Ghana has been sustainable and above breakeven since 2011 and was the first MFI to register …

Yikri

Olivia Hayden

Yikri was launched by Entrepreneurs du Monde in Burkina Faso to offer social microfinance to the most vulnerable entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso after several years of experience serving the energy sector through distribution of cleaner and more efficient lighting and cooking products. Yikri initially focused on peri-urban areas of the …

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Anisia Credit Union

Olivia Hayden

Anisia Credit Union was formed in the Western Ukrainian town of Lviv in 1995 as a civic institution in the years after the Central Moscow regulatory authority ceased to control Ukrainian financial sector. In 2002, Ukraine created and approved a Credit Union law and Anisia became the first Credit Union …

BOMA Project

Olivia Hayden

The BOMA Project launched in 2005, with the goal of creating pathways out of poverty for women living in the northern drylands. In late 2008, BOMA started implementing REAP, their ultra-poor graduation methodology. This approach’s impact is backed by rigorous research. BOMA scales their approach through direct implementation and strategic …

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Mekong Plus

Olivia Hayden

Mekong Plus and its partners, Thiên Chí and Anh Dương, their Vietnamese partners, do not build schools or clinics. They instead fund microcredit loans. With Mekong Plus, no microloan is given without prior training and without the assistance of a field officer in the borrower’s community. Mekong Plus’s teams give …