Organisation

Agora Microfinance Partners LLP
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Agora Microfinance Partners LLP
Founding year: 
2009
Country: 
United Kingdom
Total number of staff: 
6
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
6
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
 
Financial institution, Fund management company
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Ms. Medha Wilson
Address: 
57 Gloucester Place
W1U8JH
London
United Kingdom
Phone: 
+44 207 224 0597
Organisation summary
Mission: 

Our mission is to maximise social returns in microfinance while providing a fair and attractive financial return to investors.

Objectives:

- Equity holding company - Agora Microfinance N.V.
- Debt facility - Moringaway Limited

Type of intervention: 
  • Equity
  • Loans
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. technical assistance/capacity building, evaluation)
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Asia
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Client protection
  • Micro level: Capital/equity investments, Financial product development and innovation, Delivery models (group, indiv.), Performance (financial and social), MFI operations (e.g. general management, governance, finance and accounting, staff training, recuiting), Strategic planning, Graduation of MFIs, Risk management, Management information systems
Main competences: 

Greenfields, Microfinance Operations and Strategy, Governance, Research and Social Performance, MIS

Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

Geographic expansion: Additional greenfield in a new country in Asia or Sub-Saharan Africa

Expansion of Agora's debt facility: Loans to MFIs in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America

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