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FINCA Microfinance Coöperatief U.A.
FINCA Microfinance Coöperatief U.A. provides microfinance services to low income entrepreneurs. The company is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company operates as a subsidiary of FINCA International, Inc.
Kashf Holdings (Pvt) Limited
Kashf Holdings (Pvt.) Limited provides specialized financial services including micro-savings, micro-insurance, and housing finance to low-income households. The company is based in Pakistan.
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. Working with private enterprises in more than 100 countries, they use their capital, expertise, and influence to help eliminate extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity.
Triodos Fair share Fund
Triodos Fair Share Fund (TFSF) aims to play a catalyzing role in the development of the microfinance sector into a fully-fledged, integral part of the financial sector in developing countries. The fund provides finance – both debt and equity – to financial institutions that demonstrate a sustainable approach toward providing financial services to under-served client groups. Triodos Fair Share Fund increasingly finances non-traditional microfinance institutions. Examples include leasing companies or specialist banks that focus on the lower income strata in the market and have sustainability as an objective.
Acumen Fund Pakistan
Acumen was incorporated on April 1, 2001, with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation, Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. Our desire was to transform the world of philanthropy by looking at all human beings not as distant strangers, but as members of a single, global community where everyone had the opportunity to build a life of dignity.
With 60% of Pakistan’s population living under less than a dollar a day, the external narrative of Pakistan is characterized by what the country lacks; a lack of security, a lack of women’s rights, a lack of access to education, and the list goes on. What this narrative ignores are the individuals who work tirelessly to plug those gaps. From human rights to education to food security, Acumen Pakistan Fellows are affecting change through organizations committed to tackling poverty. Their work is truly inspiring, promising a hopeful future for Pakistan.
FINCA Microfinance Bank is a subsidiary of FINCA Microfinance Holding Company LLC (FMH) a socially-responsible investment (SRI) partnership that owns and operates 20 microfinance institutions and banks on five continents. FMH investors are led by FINCA International Inc. a Washington, D.C.- based not-for-profit organization and a majority shareholder of FMH. FMH’s minority shareholders are the International Finance Corporation (IFC), KfW, Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO), responsAbility, Triple Jump and Triodos. FMH is dedicated to delivering a double bottom line of both sustainable financial performance and positive social impact.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. Working with private enterprises in more than 100 countries, they use their capital, expertise, and influence to help eliminate extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In FY13, their investments climbed to an all-time high of nearly billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges.
Established in 1948 as a public law institution, KfWBankengruppe is today owned 80% by the Federal Republic of Germany and 20% by the federal states (“Länder”). With a balance sheet total of more than EUR 440 billion, KfW is one of the world´s leading and most experienced promotional banks. As a bank with no branch network or customer deposits, it refinances its lending business almost exclusively in the international capital markets. KfWEntwicklungsbank is part of KfWBankengruppe and a competent and strategic advisor on current development issues. Reducing poverty, securing peace, protecting natural resources and helping to shape globalization are the main priorities of KfWEntwicklungsbank. On behalf of the German Federal Government it finances reforms, infrastructure and financial systems for socially and ecologically compatible economic growth in more than 110 countries. It is a worldwide financing partner, and it also employs funds of its own for development projects.
The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO ) is the Dutch development bank. FMO supports sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. FMO believes a strong private sector leads to economic and social development, empowering people to employ their skills and improve their quality of life. FMO focuses on three sectors that have high development impact: financial institutions, energy, and agribusiness, food & water. With an investment portfolio of EUR 6.3 billion, FMO is one of the largest European bilateral private sector development banks.
Founded in 2003, ResponsAbility Social Investments AG is one of the world’s leading private asset managers for social investments. It specializes in sectors such as microfinance, SME financing, fair trade and independent media. With its products, including the responsAbility Global Microfinance Fund, responsAbility enables people in developing countries and emerging markets to access markets, information and other services crucial for their development. Private and institutional investors can thus professionally contribute to positive social development while at the same time achieving a financial return. At present emerging market assets under management amount to USD 1.8 billion.
TripleJump‘s mission is to contribute to the sustainable development of emerging market economies by facilitating investment in micro and small enterprises. Triple Jump seeks to support the expansion of viable microfinance institutions in all three stages of their development (emerging, expanding and mature) by providing capital and advisory services. Their objective is to work towards effective social impact in emerging markets by harnessing entrepreneurial spirit. They focus on MFIs which are committed to reducing poverty in their society, reaching low-income and vulnerable groups, particularly women, respecting society and the environment, and achieving maximum efficiency, financial sustainability and outreach.
Triodos Investment Management is a 100% subsidiary of Triodos Bank, one of the world’s leading sustainable banks. Triodos Investment Management is a globally recognised leader in impact investing, managing direct investments ranging from sustainable energy infrastructure to microfinance institutions. Since 1994, its assets under management in inclusive finance have increased to over EUR 500 million, making it one of the leading investors in the industry. Through specialised funds it currently provides finance – both debt and equity – to 104 upcoming and well-established financial institutions in 44 countries. They hold equity stakes in 21 financial institutions; senior staff of Triodos Bank joins the Board of Directors and actively contributes to the governance of these institutions.