About Us

Who We Are

African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association

The African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association is a regional association of financial and non financial institutions involved in promoting rural and agricultural finance in Africa.AFRACA was established in 1977 alongside similar institutions across the globe as a lead advocate and coordinator of rural and agricultural finance in their respective regions.The AFRACA secretariat is based in Nairobi, Kenya where it was registered under the NGOs Coordination Act in 1981 and received diplomatic status in 2003.

Specifically, the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), a member based Organization was established in 1977. The Association was initially based in Accra Ghana but relocated to Kenya where it was registered under the NGOs Coordination act in 1981. Since then, AFRACA secretariat has been in Nairobi. In 2003, AFRACA received a diplomatic status from the Kenyan government. AFRACA’s governance, objectives and functions are embedded in its constitution.

Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

A rural Africa where people have access to sustainable financial services for economic development.

Our Mission

To improve the rural finance environment through the promotion of appropriate policy framework and to support member to provide sustainable quality financial services.

Our Values

United as one people underpinned by mutual respect to develop an inclusive financial sector in Africa guided by the following core values:Honesty,Professionalism,Dedication and Synergy

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