With support from the Government of Canada, DID and its Sri Lankan partner, SANASA, are working together to improve access by entrepreneurs, both women and men, to the financial and non-financial services they need to play an active role in the value chains they are involved in.
A native of Colombia, Ayda Luz Linares Aroca has been the financial institution’s new CEO since January 8.
The Tunisian American Enterprise Fund (TAEF) invests 12.3 million Tunisian dinars comprised of financing and capital, in addition to providing technical assistance.
A longstanding Desjardins partner, SANASA is the only financial institution in Sri Lanka to offer index-based crop insurance to rice and tea growers
On November 22, DID and the Cooperative Bank of Vietnam (Co-opBank) officially launched the implementation phase of the Strengthening the People's Credit Funds Network (STEP) project along with the People's Credit Funds (PCFs) of the North of Vietnam.
DID and the LE LEVIER federation of Haitian financial cooperatives are establishing an Entrepreneur Financial CentreNovember 22, 2017
On November 17, a ceremonial launch was held for the first Entrepreneur Financial Centre (EFC) to be set up in Haiti by DID and the LE LEVIER federation of Haitian financial cooperatives.
Gender equality, sustainable SME development and impact investment : DID shares its experience during the Social Finance Forum and SOCAP17November 21, 2017
Why is gender empowerment good for economic development? "Beyond the fact that women represent an active force and generate a significant impact on the development of their local communities and countries, do I have to remind that women represent 50% of the population? I don’t think any business should ignore half of its target market!"
The organization had the opportunity to share its vision and its experience in this matter at two recent international conferences.
On September 20, the Entrepreneur Financial Centre set up by DID in Uganda (EFC Uganda) was awarded the first prize in the SME category at the most recent Employer of the Year Awards ceremony organized by the Federation of Uganda Employers.