As at march 31st 2018, MAIN has organized 10 International Conferences, 32 sessions of university program, 55 trainings, 11 exchanges visits. In total 3275 microfinance pratitionners have been trained as at the same date. Moreover, 8 publications have been published by MAIN.
MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) is an international non profit-making association established in 1995 in Abidjan (Ivory Coast).
MAIN is a network created by several institutions with long experience in microfinance and/or promoting micro-enterprises in Africa.
The mission of MAIN is to help reinforce the social and economic role of the African microfinance institutions by initiating an African agenda for microfinance promotion in the process of African overall development.
We strengthen the internal capacities of the micro-finance institutions, help to facilitate and promote exchange of information in the microfinance sector and provide for documentation of existing know how and the practices, and production of methodological materials.
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African and non african institutions or organization that provide financial and/ or technical assistance to African micro-economic operators can be members of MAIN. You can apply today to join our network