Status: Completed investment
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Who is our customer

Our client is Advans International, an MFI group operating in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

What is our funding objective?

The project aims to support the customer by providing funding for research of the effects of COVID-19 on its portfolio and the wider MFI landscape in its operating countries, which is also to be used for community awareness raising activities

Why do we fund this investment?

As part of FMO’s Covid-19 Response Package, the Emergency Grant Facility supports FMO’s customers to adapt or scale their business models to provide vital goods and services to help employees, workers, and communities cope with the pandemic, and to support customers’ business continuity efforts.

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