Advans Group

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Advans Group
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Advans Group
Founding year: 
Total number of staff: 
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Type of organisation: 
For profit
Consultants and support services (such as rating, IT or law firms), Financial institution
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Katherine Brown
39 Rue La Fayette

01 53 32 75 75
Organisation summary

Advans mission is to respond to the need for financial services of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and other populations who have ill-adapted, limited or no access to formal financial services through providing tailored financial services in a sustainable and responsible manner.

Our vision is to build a model group of financial institutions which contribute to strengthening local businesses, creating and sustaining jobs and improving clients' living standards in order to foster private sector-led economic and social development in Africa, the Middle-East and Asia.

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    Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

    Over the next five years, the Advans group will be focusing on:

    • Using new technologies to improve quality of service and productivity, such as: remote data capture solutions for commercial staff, testing possibility of scoring for micro-loans
    • Diversifying the credit offering by further developing agri-lending, SME lending and personal lending (housing finance, education finance, emergency nano-loans)
    • Further developing deposits & financial services to establish a strong retail deposit basis
    • Deploying a multi-channel strategy for proximity and convenience, using ATM cards, mini cash counters, cashless points of services, field tellers, mobile banking, mobile wallets, agency banking... 
    • Developing the brand and focusing on developing its client centred culture and organisation


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