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A technical assistance programme to strengthen the impact of microfinance in West Africa26/03/2020

Alongside the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Luxembourg Government, the Foundation will strengthen its support to microfinance institutions in West Africa, within the framework of a new technical assistance programme.

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UGAFODE, partner of the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundationin Uganda, extends services to refugees25/03/2020

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) has opened a mini-branch in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Isingiro district. The microfinance deposit-taking institution is pioneering financial inclusion for thousands of refugees.

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The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation strengthens its support for the microfinance institution Graine24/03/2020

In February, the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation signed a new financing contract in Burkina Faso, in favor of the microfinance institution Graine.

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How Coronavirus affects Microfinance sector23/03/2020

On March 19th, according to the latest figures from Santé Publique France, the Coronavirus has reached 213,254 people worldwide. The global sanitary crisis also became an economic crisis. Economic activities are extremely limited in all countries and stock exchanges have lost almost a third of their value in less than a month. Quite logically, the worldwide microfinance sector is also not immune.

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Solidarity Bankers: a new mission in Tadjikistan09/03/2020

A seven to ten-days mission on collateral assessment is available in favour of Oxus Tajikistan, in Tajikistan, either end of June or between August and October 2020.

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Access to energy in Ivory Coast with Crédit Agricole CIB 02/03/2020

After several months of work, a securitisation pilot project initiated by Crédit Agricole CIB and the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation has been launched in Ivory Coast. It will help to support the access to energy and financial inclusion for the rural populations in Ivory Coast.
 

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