Organisation

CDC Group plc
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
CDC Group plc
Founding year: 
1948
Country: 
United Kingdom
Total number of staff: 
120
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
3
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 0 and 20%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
 
Financial institution, Development Finance Institution
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Ms. Maria Largey
Address: 
123 Victoria Street
SW1E 6DE
London
United Kingdom
Phone: 
+447780333207
Organisation summary
Mission: 

CDC’s mission is to support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people's lives in some of the world's poorest places.

Type of intervention: 
  • Equity
  • Loans
  • Guarantees
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Asia
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Prudential regulation, Supervision, Interest rates and rate caps, Client protection, Supporting networks and associations, Strengthening national/regional microfinance support sector, Capacity building (focused on all MFIs), Non-prudential regulation
  • Intermediate level: Microfinance investment vehicules
  • Micro level: Capital/equity investments
Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

CDC’S MICROFINANCE OBJECTIVE IS TO BROADEN THE RANGE OF FINANCIAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO POOR COMMUNITIES IN AFRICA AND SOUTH ASIA. CDC WILL ACHIEVE THIS BY INVESTING, BOTH DIRECTLY AND VIA INTERMEDIARIES, IN INSTITUTIONS THAT PROMOTE FINANCIAL INCLUSION THROUGH PRODUCTS SUCH AS MICROCREDIT, SAVINGS, INSURANCE, PENSIONS, MOBILE BANKING AND HOUSING FINANCE FOR THE UNDERSERVED.

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