Intervention Territories

The Foundation operates in emerging countries according to objective criteria, presented and ratified by its Board of Directors : countries with low Human Development Index (HDI); countries with low financial inclusion rates; countries with little international microfinance funds. In 2016, these countries are mainly located in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and South and Southeast Asia.

 

Inclusive Finance Partners

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation provides financing tailored to local MFIs that demonstrate their rigorous management and social commitment to inclusive and responsible finance. It is aimed at all MFIs, seeking a balance between small, medium and large institutions.

The Foundation offers a support and technical assistance programme for small and medium-sized MFIs that have achieved or are on the verge of achieving a level of financial self-sufficiency and operational equilibrium, but do not have easy access to domestic or international sources of financing.


Equity Partners

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation acquires minority stakes in social companies whose main mission is to either give the poor access to essential goods and services, such as nutrition, drinking water, energy or financial services, or establish inclusive value chains in favour of local producers, while respecting a business model.