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ICCO Terrafina Microfinance

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ICCO Terrafina
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
ICCO Terrafina
Founding year: 
ICCO Terrafina is part of the ICCO organization founded 50 years ago, ICCO Terrafina program was founded 11 years ago
Country: 
Netherlands
Total number of staff: 
16
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
10
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 70 and 100%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
Multilateral and national development agencies (public development agencies and development finance institutions)
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Mrs Mariel Mensink
Address: 
Arthur van Schendelstraat 752

Utrecht
Netherlands
Phone: 
+31 (0) 615891490
Organisation summary
Mission: 

To grow outreach of rural finance in Africa

Type of intervention: 
  • Loans
  • Guarantees
  • Subsidies / donations in money
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. technical assistance/capacity building, evaluation)
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Supporting networks and associations, Rural Finance, Agri-finance and value chain finance
  • Intermediate level: Community-based finance solutions, Rural finance, Value chain development, Social impact/performance
  • Micro level: Financial product development and innovation, Delivery models (group, indiv.), Performance (financial and social), Ratings and external audits, Strategic planning, Marketing, Graduation of MFIs, Risk management, Management information systems, Rural and agri-finance by MFIs (including their involvement in agricultural value-chains)
  • Other themes: Evaluation
Main competences: 
  • Professionalisation of local rural MFIs (including cooperative MFIs)
  • Providing access to wholesale loans (through the ICCO Terrafina Microfinance consortium)
  • Agricultural microfinance
  • Social performance
Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

to grow the interventions in Asia (mostly Myanmar) 

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