About us

ORGANISATION

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 2020, MAIN counts 118 members from 29 countries.

MAIN is composed of microfinance institutions,professional associations, solidarity banks, cooperatives and producer organizations as well as resource organizations (universities, social investors…). MAIN member institutions reach more than 13.9 million beneficiaries through their financial & non-financial services.