Organisation

Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance
Founding year: 
2005
Country: 
Switzerland
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
Financial institution
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Benoît Destouches
Address: 
1-3 Avenue de la Paix
CH-1202
Geneva
Switzerland
Website:
Phone: 
+41 (22) 909 7341
Organisation summary
Mission: 

AKAM draws on over 60 years of experience of the AKDN in the delivery of microfinance products and services through integrated development programmes and self-standing microfinance institutions.  AKAM was established in 2005 as a non-profit Swiss foundation by His Highness the Aga Khan to formalise microfinance initiatives within AKDN and transform these initiatives into sustainable, regulated financial institutions.

Type of intervention: 
  • Financial products and services
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Asia
Areas of intervention: 
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