Organisation

Investing for Development SICAV - Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Investing for Development SICAV - Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund
Founding year: 
2009
Country: 
Luxembourg
Total number of staff: 
3
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
3
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
 
Financial institution, Investment fund
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Ms. Jennifer Urbain
Address: 
2 place de Metz
L-1930
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Website:
Phone: 
+352 27 47 35 1
Fax: 
+352 27 47 35 72
Organisation summary
Mission: 

Vision: LMDF aims to contribute to the alleviation of poverty by supporting organisations that empower people and stimulate entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on the most excluded. The Fund facilitates access to responsible finance by building sustainable links between investors, microfinance institutions and ultimate beneficiaries

In order to realize its Vision, LMDF:

• Constitutes an attractive investment proposition by balancing stable financial returns to investors with the provision of responsible financial services to the poor.

• Specializes in facilitating the growth of promising emerging microfinance institutions which address the financial needs of marginalized communities and individuals in developing countries.

• Enables the development of micro-entrepreneurs in areas where unmet needs are largest, particularly among women, youth and rural populations.

• Is accessible to public, institutional and retail investors and is accountable for reaching both social and financial objectives, as well as being transparent in its reporting.

Type of intervention: 
  • Equity
  • Loans
  • Guarantees
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Asia
North America
South America
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Capacity building (focused on all MFIs)
  • Intermediate level: Community-based finance solutions, Rural finance, Social impact/performance, Environmental microfinance, Urban finance, Gender, Youth, Health
  • Micro level: Capital/equity investments, Energy products, or other products related to environmental issues, Performance (financial and social), Marketing, Graduation of MFIs, Risk management
  • Other themes: Impact and performances studies
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