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SOS Faim - Action pour le Développement - Luxembourg
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
SOS Faim - Action pour le Développement - Luxembourg
Founding year: 
1993
Country: 
Luxembourg
Total number of staff: 
10
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
4
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 20 and 50%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
NGO, Network/Association/Platform
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Mr. Thierry Defense
Address: 
17-19, avenue de la Libération
L-3850
Schifflange
Luxembourg
Phone: 
+352 49 09 96 21
Fax: 
+352 49 09 96 28
Organisation summary
Mission: 

The main goal pursued by SOS Faim is to reduce hunger and proverty in the rural area:

  • By supporting farmer agriculture and its actors in developing countries, namely by enabling them to carry out concrete and efficient actions in order to improve their income and to defend their interests. SOS Faim supports mainly farmer organisations, as well as MFIs
  • By raising awareness in Northern populations in order to influence policies having an impact on hunger and poverty in developing countries
Type of intervention: 
  • 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)
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Areas of intervention: 
  • Intermediate level: Community-based finance solutions, Rural finance, Value chain development, Social impact/performance, Gender
  • Micro level: Capital/equity investments, Financial product development and innovation, Performance (financial and social), Ratings and external audits, Strategic planning, Marketing, Management information systems
Main competences: 
  • Supporting rural MFIs or peasant organizations developing financial system for their members
  • Accompanying limited number of partners in a real partnership process
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