Organisation

Association pour le Droit à l’initiative Economique
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Association pour le Droit à l’initiative Economique
Founding year: 
1989
Country: 
France
Total number of staff: 
533
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
360
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
Consultants and support services (such as rating, IT or law firms), NGO
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Adrien Gizon
Address: 
139 boulevard de Sebastopol
75002
Paris
France
Website:
Phone: 
+33 637 506 756
Organisation summary
Mission: 

ADIE HAS FOUR MAIN MISSIONS:
- TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO FINANCE (<1200€) TO UNDERPRIVILEGED PEOPLE (UNEMPLOYED, PEOPLE UNDER WELFARE…) DEPRIVED
FROM ACCESS TO LOANS FROM MAINSTREAM BANKING SECTOR, IN ORDER TO CREATE/DEVELOP THEIR OWN COMPANIES; OR TO
ACCESS / MAINTAIN THEIR POSITION, IN THE JOB MARKET;
- TO PROVIDE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT, TRAINING AND COACHING TO APPLICANTS AND CUSTOMERS IN ORDER TO SECURE
THE SUCCESS OF THEIR ENDEAVOUR;
- TO ADVOCATE FOR A MORE SUITABLE FRENCH LEGAL ENVIRONMENT FOR MICROCREDIT AND MICRO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO
FLOURISH;
- TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROFINANCE IN EUROPE, THE MENA REGION AND IN THE COUNTRIES BORDERING
FRENCH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES, THROUGH ADVOCACY ACTIONS, CONSULTING MISSIONS, COCREATION OF MFIS, AND PARTNERSHIPS
PROGRAMS WITH OTHER MICROFINANCE STAKEHOLDERS.

Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Europe
North America
South America
Oceania
Areas of intervention: 
    Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

    ° DIGITALISATION: ADIE WISHES TO STRENGTHEN ITS DIGITALIZATION PROCESSES AND TOOLS, A PATH THAT WAS
    ENGAGED SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN ORDER TO SERVE MORE EFFICIENTLY ITS CUSTOMERS: ONLINE APPLICATION,
    DIGITALIZED APPRAISAL PROCESS, CUSTOMER ONLINE AREAS, ONLINE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT. ADIE WANTS
    TO CONTINUE
    ° GREEN FINANCE: ADIE CURRENTLY EXPLORES DIFFERENT WAYS OF ENGAGE IN GREEN FINANCE: PROMOTION OF
    ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY PRACTICES AMONG ITS CLIENTELE, DEVELOPMENT OF GREEN MICROFINANCE PRODUCT AND
    European Microfinance Platform 5/5
    APPROACH…
    ° CONSULTANCY: ADIE WANTS TO DEVELOP ITS CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN EUROPE, THE MENA REGION AND THE
    COUNTRIES BORDERING FRENCH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES (SURINAM, SOUTH PACIFIC, INDIAN OCEAN…) AS A WAY TO
    CONTRIBUTE MORE POSITIVELY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROFINANCE OUTSIDE FRANCE
    ° ECONOMIC MODEL: ADIE EXPLORES DIFFERENT WAYS OF STRENGTHENING ITS ECONOMIC MODEL BY DIVERSIFYING ITS
    SOURCES OF INCOME (MICROFINANCE PRODUCT PRICING,
    ° TO ADOPT A MORE AGILE WORKING ORGANIZATION

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