Organisation

Risk Management Initiative in Microfinance
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Risk Management Initiative in Microfinance
Founding year: 
2013
Country: 
United States
Total number of staff: 
1
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
1
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
NGO
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Kevin Fryatt
Address: 
1050 17th Street, NW, Suite 550
20036
Washington, DC
United States
Phone: 
202-684-9371
Organisation summary
Mission: 

To facilitate knowledge transfer through awareness building, industry collaboration, and the global adoption and implementation of appropriate risk management standards throughout the microfinance sector.

 

Strategic Pillars:

 

#1 – Awareness building

#2 – Industry collaboration

 

#3 – Global adoption and implementation of appropriate risk management standards

Countries of intervention: 
Programmes open to all regions.
Areas of intervention: 
    Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

    In 2017, RIM is focused on disseminating and promoting uptake of its Risk Management Graduation Model through a variety of trainings worldwide, targeted to microfinance risk management practitioners and risk management experts/consultants/consulting firms.

     

    Pending upcoming funding approvals, RIM also plans on launching an online course focused on risk management assessment with the Risk Management Graduation Model in late 2017. The focus of this course will be to equip microfinance practitioners to incorporate risk management planning into the strategic business planning of the organization.

     

     

    For greater detail on RIM’s 2016 – 2018 strategic plan, please visit: http://www.riminitiative.org/about-us/strategic-plan/

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