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!

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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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Chamroeun

Cambodia
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
  • Education
Focusing on Cambodia’s most underserved.

Chamroeun is a small-size MFI in Cambodia established in 2006 as a project of the French NGO Entrepreneurs du Monde (EdM) to provide financial (loans, savings) and non-financial (micro-insurance) services to poor and vulnerable families living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. Since its inception, the organization focused on serving the “poorest of the poor,” targeting financially underserved people living in slum areas where most other existing MFIs wouldn’t operate. The social mission is at the heart of Chamroeun’s operations. Over the years, Chamroeun has expanded its operations in main provincial towns (Siem Reap, Battambang, etc.) and, as of 2013, covers 14 out of 24 provinces through 42 offices, still focusing on the low-endmarket in urban and peri-urban areas. At the end of 2013, it was addressing the needs of nearly 53,000 borrowers, with the objective of reaching 100,000 borrowers by 2017.  Visit Chamroeun’s website.

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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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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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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.

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Optima

El Salvador
  • MFI
Providing a variety of financial products to borrowers in El Salvador

Optima Servicios Financieros (“Optima”) is a non-bank financial institution (NBFI) in El Salvador with a focus on micro-loans below US$15k, factoring, and larger business loans. Optima serves over 8,000 borrowers, approximately 60% of whom are women.

Learn more at Optima’s website here.

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Sembrar Sartawi (Sembrar)

Bolivia
  • MFI
  • Women
  • Rural
Financing agricultural activities in rural areas.

Sembrar Sartawi (Sembrar) is a financial institution with a strong focus on financing agricultural activities in the rural areas of Bolivia. Key cultivations financed are quinoa, milk, rice, coffee, grapes, potatoes, soya, sesame and beans. The organization specifically reaches out to a vulnerable group of clients who are either not served by other MFIs or not offered the appropriate products. Sembrar’s products are adapted to the specific rural context in which farmers operate. In the last two years,the MFI has also developed a number of social, environmental and risk information programs to strengthenits position as key rural financial provider.  Visit Sembrar’s website.

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