Portfolio Organizations

MCE has issued over $160 million in loans to over 100 organizations generating economic opportunities in more than 45 countries since 2006. Learn more below!

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Proximity Finance

Proximity Finance

image descriptionMyanmar

Proximity Finance (Proximity) is a socially focused MFI in Myanmar with a loan portfolio of over $11M and more than 60,000 borrowers, 51% of whom are women and 100% of whom live in rural areas.
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Fundacion Espoir

Fundacion Espoir

image descriptionEcuador

Fundación Espoir (Espoir) is a socially focused microfinance institution (MFI) in Ecuador with a loan portfolio of over US$45M and over 48,000 borrowers, 80% of whom are women and 74% of whom live in rural areas.
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Naasakle International LLC

Naasakle International LLC

image descriptionGhana

Naasakle International LLC (Naasakle) is a family-owned, vertically integrated shea processing and marketing business founded in 2000 that operates in Ghana and the United States, utilizing a direct “picker to consumer” model to connect Ghanaian women shea pickers with global consumer markets.
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Fonkoze

Fonkoze

image descriptionHaiti

The mission of Fonkoze is to build the economic foundations for democracy by providing poor women in rural areas with access to financial services and business education.
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Transcapital

Transcapital

image descriptionMongolia

Transcapital is a small microfinance institution operating in the poor suburbs (the “ger” districts) on the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia.
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EcoZoom East Africa

EcoZoom East Africa

image descriptionKenya, Tanzania

EcoZoom East Africa is a for-profit social enterprise and certified B Corporation founded in 2013 in Kenya, with the goal of supplying healthy, efficient, ecofriendly products to base-of-the-pyramid consumers.
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IMON International

IMON International

image descriptionTajikistan

IMON International (IMON) is a prominent MFI in Tajikistan with a loan portfolio of over $81M and over 100,000 borrowers.
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Vision Fund Lanka

Vision Fund Lanka

image descriptionSri Lanka

Vision Fund Lanka (VF Lanka) focuses primarily on providing microfinance loans to people living in rural areas of Sri Lanka, especially women, through a group lending methodology. Since its conversion to an LLC in 2012, VF Lanka has made it a priority to strengthen management capabilities, reduce operating costs, improve efficiency, and source funding at market rates.
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MicroEnergy Credits (MEC)

MicroEnergy Credits (MEC)

image descriptionKenya, India, Mongolia

MicroEnergy Credits (MEC) is a clean energy marketing and distribution company founded in 2007 that partners with financial institutions and suppliers to provide low-income households and microentrepreneurs in India, Kenya, and Mongolia with access to affordable, clean energy products like solar lights, efficient cookstoves, and water purifiers.
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Venture South

Venture South

image descriptionPhilippines

Ngosyon Pinoy Finance Corporation (NPFC), also known as Venture South, is a Small and Medium Finance Institution (SMFI) that lends primarily to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Venture South is financing the “missing middle" and generating jobs for the unemployed and underemployed excluded from the formal labor market.
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DLO Haiti

DLO Haiti

image descriptionHaiti

DLO Haiti is an innovative water purification and distribution business founded in 2013 with the goal of developing a sustainable and scalable model to access clean water in Haiti.
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Tolaro Global

Tolaro Global

image descriptionBenin

Tolaro Global is a cashew nut processing business based in Parakou, a small town in Northern Benin. Founded in 2010, Tolaro sources raw cashew nuts directly from local farmers and transforms them for export.
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CrediCampo

El Salvador
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Empowering micro-entrepreneurs in rural communities

CrediCampo began in 1995 as a social reinsertion project for farmers launched after the end of the brutal 12-year Salvadoran civil war. CrediCampo aims to empower entrepreneurs in rural communities by providing inclusive financial and community development services. CrediCampo’s unique distribution model through Associations of Communal Development (Asociaciones de Desarrollo Comunal or ADCs) ensures the organization reaches the poorest, most remote segments of the population. By working with ADCs, CrediCampo and the Foundation not only offer access to financial services to underserved communities, but they also contribute to the socio-economic development of the community by catalyzing public and private resources for the improvement of the communities.  Visit CrediCampo’s website.

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Baobab Mali

Mali
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Providing financial services to entrepreneurs traditionally excluded from the formal financial system

Baobab Mali (formerly MicroCred Mali), which launched in 2013, provides financial services to the numerous Malian companies which are traditionally excluded from the formal financial system. Mali’s economy is highly dependent on gold and cotton exports with the main activity for the working poor is informal trading of goods. Microloans constitute a practical source of capital for traders. In 2014, Baobab Mali launched a small business loan to complement its microloan products.  Visit MicroCred Mali’s website.

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LOLC Micro Credit Limited (LOMC)

Sri Lanka
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Providing access to finance and opportunity.

Established in 1980 as a leasing company with the mission to extend credit to SMEs in Sri Lanka, LOLC went on to become one of Sri Lanka’s largest non-banking financial conglomerates, with interests in agriculture, plantations, renewable energy, leisure, construction, manufacturing and trading. In 2008, LOLC partnered with FMO, a Dutch development bank, to spin-off small loans as a separate portfolio as LOLC Micro Credit (LOMC). LOMC was established with the sole purpose of providing access to finance and opportunity to rural Sri Lanka and currently operates in all nine provinces of Sri Lanka, including the formerly war-affected Northern and Eastern zones.  Visit LOMC’s website.

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Association pour la Coopération avec la Microentreprise (ACME S.A.)

Haiti
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Providing fast, reliable, and affordable financing solutions to underserved Haitian families and entrepreneurs

ACME S.A. is a Haitian non-banking financial institution founded in 1997 with the clear mission to provide fast, reliable, and affordable financing solutions to the large number of Haitian micro-, small- and medium- entrepreneurs suffering from unmet credit needs. ACME, in French, stands for Association pour la Coopération avec la Micro-Entreprise. Despite Haiti’s severe macro-economic, political, and environmental crises in recent years, ACME has demonstrated strong resilience through its ability to adequately and successfully balance financial sustainability with social impact. Supported by well-known international shareholders, ACME operates according to commercially driven best practices while retaining focus on the most underserved segments of the market, especially as it continues to expand its product offerings into agricultural value chains and reach more rural areas throughout the country.

Read more about ACME S.A. in our blog post here

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Kamurj

Armenia
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Investing in rural areas and in agriculture.

Founded in 2010, Kamurj is a mid-sized MFI with a strong focus on the poorer rural population through a group lending methodology. With over half of the portfolio invested in rural areas and in agriculture, Kamurj is an institution extremely dedicated to social impact. Kamurj has developed successful partnerships over the years with Habitat for Humanity for the financing of home improvements and with IFAD and MCA for agriculture finance.  Visit Kamurj’s website.

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FINCA Kosovo

Kosovo
  • MFI
  • Rural
Providing microfinance loans for business, agriculture, home improvement, and life improvement.

FINCA Kosovo aims to be the leading provider of microfinance services throughout Kosovo – including loans and other financial services allowed by local laws for MFIs, with a strong focus on its core clientele of low-income populations. FINCA Kosovo was founded by FINCA (Foundation for International Community Assistance) International, an international NGO that brings strong financial backing, excellence in corporate governance, as well as a commitment to the social mission of improving living standards in marginalized communities through effective financial services. After sixteen years of operations in Kosovo, FINCA today offers four core loan products: business, agriculture, home improvement, and life improvement loans, reaching most provinces of Kosovo. Visit FINCA Kosovo’s website.

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