BPI East Africa – an SME lender in East Africa

Business Partners International

A group of international investors – including MEDA – have partnered to establish the US$30 million investment company Business Partners International East Africa (BPI EA), which will provide funding and support for SMEs in a number of sectors in the region.

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IMON

One of the key microfinance providers in Tajikistan, aims for improved quality of life for its 55,000 clients, 70% of whom live in isolated rural areas.

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MicroVest Capital Management LLC

MicroVest provides capital to financial institutions that serve the working poor near the base of the pyramid. (In economics, "base of the pyramid" refers to the largest but poorest socio-economic group – the 2.5 billion people who live on less than $2.50 per day.)

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Tree Global (Ghana)

Tree Global Ghana (TGG) is a subsidiary of Tree Global Inc., an international firm specializing in the production of high-quality tree seedlings using innovative growing methods. TGG is establishing production nurseries with an initial total capacity of more than 4 million seedlings per year.

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Tumu Cooperative Credit Union

Tumu Cooperative Credit Union provides microfinance loans in rural areas of Ghana. In additional to having a well-established presence in the region, Tumu has a proven track record of facilitating loans to farmers. Tumu runs efficient and profitable operations, with a high potential to grow to improve their services and reach out to more clients.

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CODIP S.A.

In Paraguay, now the country's largest starch producer, makes starch from the manioc of 7,000 local farmers at its four plants.

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MiCrédito

MiCrédito in Nicaragua is one of the country's top 10 microfinance institutions (MFIs), providing financial services to 4,500 clients with small businesses.

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Mountain Lion Agriculture

Mountain Lion Agriculture is a rice processing company in Sierra Leone that operates a rice processing mill (par boil, dry, mill, package) facility, a 100-hectare seed and grain rice farm.

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WWB Capital Partners

WWB Capital Partners (formerly ISIS Fund) aims to increase access to financial services for low-income women in developing countries through its investments in microfinance institutions.

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