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Incofin helps Advans Côte d’Ivoire bring affordable financial services to the client’s door step

December 18, 2018
Incofin helps Advans Côte d’Ivoire bring affordable financial services to the client’s door step

While only 15% of the adult population in Ivory Coast has a bank account, almost half of the population is using mobile internet services. This presents a tremendous opportunity for increasing the level of financial inclusion in the country by bringing affordable financial services to the client’s door step in a timely and cost-effective manner. Through its Technical Assistance program, […]

Financial results Q3 2018

December 17, 2018
Financial results Q3 2018

As of 30 September 2018, the investment portfolio of Incofin CVSO amounts to EUR 84 million (+12%), mainly due to an increase in the loan portfolio to 50 credits (49 in 2017) to 42 partner institutions in 28 countries (25 in 2017). Both the subordinated debts and participation portfolio remain stable. We hope to achieve new shareholdings during 2019. Thanks to […]

FPM SA is joining forces with Afriland First Bank CD in DR Congo

December 14, 2018
FPM SA is joining forces with Afriland First Bank CD in DR Congo

In September of this year, the Financial Inclusion Fund FPM SA (FPM), of which Incofin cvso is a founding shareholder, signed a partnership agreement with Afriland First Bank CD (Afriland) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. FPM is advised by Incofin Investment Management (Incofin) and despite difficult socio-political circumstances in the country, Incofin has succeeded in supporting local micro- […]

Unique Incofin initiative protects nearly eighteen thousand Nicaraguan coffee and grain farmers from the impact of climate change

December 6, 2018
Unique Incofin initiative protects nearly eighteen thousand Nicaraguan coffee and grain farmers from the impact of climate change

This  year, Incofin cvso’s Technical Assistance program supported an initiative to develop a crop insurance to protect smallholder farmers in Nicaragua from the devastating effects of climate change. The insurance product uses satellite imagery to measure the magnitude of droughts and storms, triggering payouts that provide financial stability for farmers when climat events strike. Until recently and due to a […]

The FAF diversifies its portfolio in DR Congo

November 26, 2018
The FAF diversifies its portfolio in DR Congo

Incofin is pleased to announce the first successful investment of the Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF), co-founded by Incofin cvso, in East DR Congo. The FAF invested USD 300.000 in a coffee cooperative. Operating in this region of Congo is particularly challenging because of the unpredictable political situation. In fact, FAF is one of the very few international creditors operating in […]

Media coverage on unique model of Incofin cvso investee SAMFIN

October 22, 2018
Media coverage on unique model of Incofin cvso investee SAMFIN

During the summer, Incofin cvso invested EUR 3 million in Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Pvt. Ltd (SAMFIN), an Indian Non-banking Financial Company (NBFC) established in 2014. Given SAMFIN’s unique model for financing agri-related activities, by providing a long term loan, the fund is helping the NBFC to reach more impact. SAMFIN offers financial, co-financial and non-financial solutions to micro, […]

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