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SPECIAL REPORT: Introduction at SAM Leads to Investment in ID Ghana by Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation18/01/2019

The majority of the Foundation’s 76 partners are in sub-Saharan Africa, and “SAM is the best place to meet existing and potential partners.” [...] It also offers an incredible opportunity to gather the Foundation partners.

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The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation: a ten-year commitment to financial inclusion and entrepreneurship16/01/2019

Founded in 2008, the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation is a recognised actor in the inclusive finance sector. Ten years after its creation, the Foundation has granted over 200 million euros. It operates in 38 countries and has supported over 100 partners since inception.
 

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Newsletters


In the 30th issue of our Newsletter, you will find an article written by Philippe Guichandut and Alexia van Rij from the Inclusive Finance Unit that sheds new light on the financial inclusion of refugees and a new programme launched with the Swedish Cooperation and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. At the beginning of June, the Foundation has organized an “Open Day” for its stakeholders. We have asked our Communication and Partnerships interns, Chloé Liquard and Killian Grippon, to write an article to share their own perception on the content presented during the event.

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The 29th issue of the Newsletter is a special one. This newsletter is a special issue. Indeed, we gave carte blanche to three excellent interns of the Foundation to draw up its content. It is thus with the eyes of their generation that Alice Forgeois, Amélie Riou and Juliette Charrier share with us their doubts, criticisms, hopes and recommendations on the inclusive finance sector. Wishing you a pleasant reading, the Foundation team shares with you its wishes for a better world. Alice, Amélie and Juliette have already started contributing to this goal.

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Publications


The Foundation's 10th Anniversary Book

The Foundation’s anniversary reminds us with enthusiasm of the drivers behind our commitment: not to fear any challenge, not to neglect any territory and never to abandon anyone along the way. This is why we wish to share with you the 10th Anniversary Book. It draws lessons from the Foundation’s solid experience financing the microfinance sector. It provides ideas, recommendations and insight on how the banking sector can take action in favour of development and more inclusive, responsible and sustainable finance. 

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9th Microfinance Barometer

Entitled “Microfinance and Profitabilities”, the 9th Microfinance Barometer presents the key figures of the sector and explores the topic of profitability in its multiple aspects. From microfinance institutions to investors, the Barometer offers different points of view about microfinance profitability. From case studies, anayses and interviews, it presents an overview of the profitability of the sector, and provides important takeaways on the dual return – social and financial – of microfinance.

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