About us


MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) is an international nonprofit making association established in 1995 in Ivory Coast through the initiative of several institutions (CERUDEB, SIPEM, SIDI, FIDI & IDM) with long experience in microfinance and/or promoting microenterprises in Africa. As at December 31st 2015, MAIN counts 79 African members from 21 countries.

MAIN is composed of microfinance institutions, professional associations, solidarity banks, cooperatives and producer organizations offering their members financial & non financial services, affecting a total of 3.2 million customers, as well as organizations ‘resources’ (universities, social investors …) with an outstanding portfolio of 1.260 billion USD