The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation offers financial and technical assistance solutions designed to support the long-term development of MFIs. In order to identify and select eligible institutions, it follows a rigorous process of identification and analysis and then provides financing within the framework of the authority given by the Board of Directors. Its financing decisions are based on a dual financial and social analysis of the institutions concerned.
An adaptable service offer
|Loans designed to strengthen MFIs financial autonomy||Complementary products that meet the specific needs of MFIs||Products adapted to the specific characteristics of MFIs||Technical assistance services that meet the specific needs of MFIs|
The Foundation favours financing in local currencies
|The Foundation also has the capacity to support the development of MFIs by offering guarantee services (partial guarantee for local banks), equity or quasi-equity||Debt investments and guarantees have a maturity of up to five years. The Foundation thus allow institutions to have the necessary time to constitute own funds that will enable them to achieve sustainable development||
The Foundation has the capacity to finance technical assistance missions to strengthen the operational capacity of MFIs. Currently, this offer is addressed to institutions located in sub-Saharan Africa and attached to the African Facility implemented in partnership with the AFD