18 Oct

The African Microfinance Week (SAM 2021)

SAM is the biggest microfinance event in Africa which takes place every two years in an African country. SAM provides a neutral platform for knowledge exchange on microfinance issues in the continent by bringing all stakeholders together. Previous SAM conferences have been held in Arusha, Tanzania; Dakar, Senegal; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. AFRACA was one of the organizers in the 2019 African Microfinance Week. More information about the 2021 Microfinance Week is available at: ...

31 Mar

How did you Experience the AFRACA Network in 2020?

Dear AFRACA Member/Partner We appreciate your continued support over the last years, and we would like to hear from you especially on our performance in 2020 as we transition our work in line with the new Strategic Plan. Last year, despite the impact of Covid 19, we continued to engage with you in our network activities mainly online and very limited physical ones in some cases. This year, our intention is to improve our value proposition to you as our member /partner. We...

31 Mar

Exploring Networks as a Powerful Mechanism for Impact: Africa Rural and Agricultural Credit Association Case Study

Locally led multi-stakeholder networks, such as the Africa Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), play a critical role in strengthening business ecosystems by bringing their members together to address complex systemic challenges. They have the potential to deliver significant impact by aligning key actors who are committed to strengthening financial systems and resources, and increasing the income generating opportunities needed to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty in rural sub-Saharan Africa. This case study provides...