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Strengthening the financial inclusion of SMEs in Mongolia

SIFEM is providing a USD 10m loan to XacBank, entirely ring-fenced to micro and SME borrowers. It will foster financial inclusion by increasing access...

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European development finance institutions bolster measurement of impact on SDGs

On 15 May, the 15 members of the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) gathered for their Annual Meeting and launched a new...

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Supporting SMEs in Kenya

SIFEM’s loan of USD 10 million to Victoria Commercial Bank will support access to credit for SMEs and contribute towards the creation and maintenance...

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Publication of the Annual Report 2018

SIFEM concluded eight new investment agreements of USD 70 million in 2018. Almost 40 percent of the capital commitments were allocated to funds in...

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SIFEM as one of the first adopters of the Operating Principles for Impact Management

SIFEM adopted the Operating Principles for Impact Management which were developed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and signed by 60...

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Supporting smallholder farmers in India

SIFEM invested USD 7 million in Omnivore Partners India Fund II. The Fund invests in Indian start-ups developing breakthrough technologies for food...

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Financing of productive vehicles in Peru

SIFEM invested USD 10 million in Acceso Crediticio, a financial institution in Peru specialized in providing financing for taxis to lower income...

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Loan to Cooperativa Pacífico

SIFEM’s USD 8 million loan enables Cooperativa Pacífico, the largest credit and saving cooperative in Peru, to meet the increasing demand from its...

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Fostering the financial inclusion of unbanked people

SIFEM’s investment of USD 5 million in Social Investment Fund 6.0 fosters the financial inclusion of unbanked people in Latin America and Subsahara...

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SIFEM is signatory of the Gender Finance Collaborative Joint Commitment Statement

SIFEM has signed the Gender Finance Collaborative Joint Commitment Statement. The Collaborative, which currently consists of 13 Development Finance...

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