Organisation

Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Rabobank Foundation
Founding year: 
1974
Country: 
Netherlands
Total number of staff: 
35
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
24
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 70 and 100%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
Financial institution, Bank
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Mr. Pierre L. van Hedel
Address: 
Croeselaan 18
3500 HG
Utrecht
Netherlands
Phone: 
+31 30 216 2333
Organisation summary
Mission: 

Supporting savings and credit cooperatives and farmer producers organisations in 25 countries

Type of intervention: 
  • Loans
  • Guarantees
  • Subsidies / donations in money
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. technical assistance/capacity building, evaluation)
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. research / information dissemination)
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. policy advice / development / lobby)
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. networking/ donor / coordination)
  • Trade Finance
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Asia
South America
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Prudential regulation, Supervision, Interest rates and rate caps, Client protection, Supporting networks and associations, Capacity building (focused on all MFIs)
  • Intermediate level: Community-based finance solutions, Rural finance, Value chain development, Post-conflict/disaster microfinance, Social impact/performance, Gender, Ultra poor programs
  • Micro level: Capital/equity investments, Financial product development and innovation, Delivery models (group, indiv.), Performance (financial and social), Ratings and external audits, Strategic planning, Risk management, Management information systems
Main competences: 
  • Community based systems
  • Savings and credit cooperatives, all in rural areas and agri business financing