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Excellent 2019 results for solidarity-based finance programs

March 20, 2020

Since 2014, DID has been helping Desjardins caisses offer three solidarity-based finance initiatives: Créavenir, Desjardins Microcredit to Businesses and Desjardins Mutual Assistance Funds. Offered in Quebec and Ontario, these initiatives combine customized financing and coaching to financially include entrepreneurs, self-employed workers and individuals in financial difficulty.

Supporting women entrepreneurs in Haiti: Challenges, successes and pride

March 6, 2020

Our colleague, Suzie Mondésir, Director of the National Support Program for Organizing Haitian Entrepreneurship (PANSEH), shares her thoughts on gender equality in Haiti, the many challenges women business owners face and the impact that financial inclusion can have on those women.

The Bank of the Republic of Haiti trusts DID for the implementation of a new programme

March 4, 2020

The program will aim to strengthen the governance of the national agricultural financing support systems, develop the line of financial products available to rural entrepreneurs, support the development of export sectors, relaunch the restructuring of agricultural insurance, and improve national coordination among all players.  

EFECS project focuses on women entrepreneurs

February 28, 2020

In Sri Lanka, DID is leading a project to establish an Entrepreneur Financial Expertise Center (SEFEC) to help women organize themselves and become better informed. 

An inspiring experience

February 27, 2020

Narcisse Soglohoun, agricultural financing advisor since 2017 for the Agriculture and rural financing in Mali(FARM) project, shares his thoughts about his experience with DID. 

New, large-scale mandate in Haiti for DID

January 30, 2020

Climate Adaptation and Economic Development of Agricultural Sectors in Haiti is a five-year project aimed at sustainably boosting the added value of two key value chains—cocoa and yams—and of related high-value crops.