Upon completion, the ADAPAMI support project for developing, professionalizing and revitalizing microfinance in Benin plans to make it possible for 500,000 additional beneficiaries, 60 percent of them women, to gain access to secure, high quality financial services.
DID will take part in the Skills Training for Employment Program (STEP) in Senegal, under the direction of World Vision Canada and in partnership with Enablis Canada.
Protection of the environment is essential for achieving sustainable development and maximizing human potential. Consequently, it is one of the fundamental values held by DID.
Drawing on its long involvement in supporting good governance among its partners, DID has published a position paper on the subject in which it shares its vision and lessons learned.
This document draws on the strategies tested by DID and its partners over the past 45 years and is based on the lessons learned from these real-life experiences.
The French Development Agency (AFD) partners with the Entrepreneurs Financial Centre (EFC) of Tunisia to support its growthDecember 2, 2016
The AFD will provide EFC Tunisia with a one million euro subsidy to finance technical support provided to the EFC by DID. This subsidy adds to a one million euro capital investment in EFC Tunisia by Proparco, an AFD subsidiary.
Members of the Proxfin international network proudly endorse the Declaration that was released after the third International Summit of Cooperatives, which was held in Quebec City, October 11 to 13.
The Proxfin international network is celebrating its 10th anniversary! An initiative of DID's partners, this network for discussion and exchange was created in 2006 and today includes 26 community finance institutions from 23 countries.
With support from the Government of Canada, DID will join efforts with SANASA, the largest financial cooperative institution in Sri Lanka, to increase access to financial and non financial services for entrepreneurs operating small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in this country, particularly in the agricultural sector.