Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Cordaid Investment Management B.V.
Founding year: 
Total number of staff: 
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 70 and 100%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
Financial institution
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Ms. Resi Janssen
PO BOX 16440
NL-2500 BK
The Hague
+31 (0)6 55 896106
Organisation summary

Cordaid Investment Management (CIM) is the asset management branch of the Netherlands-based Catholic Organization for Relief and Development Aid (Cordaid) which has been a frontrunner in opening markets to impact investment since 1997. Our mission is to maximize the social impact of Cordaid by strengthening economic development in local communities. Offer inclusive finance in fragile and conflict-affected countries to support employment and reduce vulnerability, catalyze impact investors who share our strong belief in the potential of small businesses to create jobs and spearhead inclusive economic growth. While paying special attention to creating opportunities for women, youth and rural communities.

Type of intervention: 
  • Equity
  • Loans
  • Guarantees
  • Subsidies / donations in money
Countries of intervention: 
South America
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Client protection
  • Intermediate level: Rural finance, Microfinance investment vehicules, Post-conflict/disaster microfinance, Social impact/performance, Urban finance, Gender, Health
  • Micro level: Capital/equity investments, Performance (financial and social), Risk management, Management information systems, Capacity Building
Main competences: 
  • Rural and agricultural finance
  • Social microfinance
  • SME finance
Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

Set up new fund(s) in Africa that supports SMEs and MFIs.