Portfolio Organizations

MCE has issued over $190 million in loans to over 100 Microfinance Institutions and 20 Small and Growing Businesses generating economic opportunities in more than 45 countries since 2006. Learn more below!

Featured Companies
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close
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.
Learn More close

Baobab DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
  • MFI
  • Rural
Providing financial products and financial literacy training to underserved borrowers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Baobab DRC (formerly Microcred DRC, and OXUS DRC) is an MFI located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, serving over 10,000 borrowers, more than 50% of whom are women.

Learn more about Baobab’s website here.

open/close

LOLC

Cambodia
  • MFI
  • Clean Energy
  • Women
  • Rural
Providing a variety of financial products to rural borrowers across Cambodia

LOLC (Cambodia) Plc., formerly known as “Thaneakea Phum (Cambodia) Ltd” or “TPC”, is the 5th largest microfinance institution in Cambodia with over 200,000 borrowers and a gross loan portfolio of US$270+ million. With 73 branches countrywide, LOLC has a strong presence in rural areas around Cambodia. LOLC offers two group loan products as well as a “WASH” loan utilized by customers intending to build a latrine or washroom in their home. Approximately 79% of LOLC’s borrowers are women, and 99% live in rural areas.

Learn more at LOLC’s website here.

open/close

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.

open/close

IMON International

Tajikistan
  • MFI
  • Other
Leading non-bank provider of microcredit services to impoverished clients.

IMON International (IMON) is a prominent MFI in Tajikistan with a loan portfolio of over $81M and over 100,000 borrowers. IMON was one of MCE’s first loan recipients, and maintains its strong commitment to alleviating poverty by serving the country’s most vulnerable populations through a variety of financial products and services, including traditional loans, education and green loans, savings accounts, remittance transfers, and mobile banking. IMON complements these offerings with non-financial services as well, including financial literacy training, technical assistance, and energy efficiency consultation. In October 2017, MCE approved a 36-month loan of $500,000 for IMON, its seventh loan since 2006. The loan was disbursed in February 2018. Visit IMON’s website.

Tajik general

open/close

Inicjatywa Mikro (“IM”)

Poland
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Providing financing solutions and products to help clients establish and grow their own businesses.

Founded in 1996,, Inicjatywa Mikro (“IM”) is the largest NBFI operating in Poland. IM’s mission is to offer financial services and loans for underserved microentrepreneurs who are excluded by the Polish banking sector. IM provides financing solutions and products to help clients establish and grow their own businesses, while considering their situation from a perspective that differs from traditional bank schemes. Their branches reside in primarily urban and peri-urban areas in order to reach a higher concentration of MSMEs.  Visit IM’s webite.

open/close

Fundación de Apoyo Comunitario y Social del Ecuador (FACES)

Ecuador
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
  • Education
Providing financial and non-financial services to underserved populations in Ecuador

FACES is a a non-profit MFI established in 1991 with the mission to provide credit and non-credit services to the under-banked population in Ecuador. The MFI offers group loans and individual loans in addition to providing education to clients and communities at large. Visit FACES’ website here.

open/close