The impact of ADA's activities in 2021

ADA leverages inclusive finance, its main area of expertise, to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to address the needs of vulnerable populations.

Browse ADA's contribution to the achievement of ten SDGs in 2021 by clicking on the squares.

SDG 1 no poverty SDG 2 zero hunger SDG 8 decent employment and income SDG 17 partnerships between different types of actors in the inclusive finance sector SDG 9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure SDG 10 reduced inequalities SDG 4 quality education SDG 6 clean water and sanitation SDG 7 Affordable and clean energy SDG 11 Sustainable cities and communities


Key figures 2021


 vulnerable people benefited from a new financial
product or service thanks to ADA’s involvement


beneficiaries of agricultural credit


beneficiaries of non-financial services
thanks to ADA’s involvement


beneficiaries of technical assistance in total


professional microfinance networks and
associations were supported, i.e. 602 MFIs


countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar) in which ADA
undertook initiatives to protect microfinance customers
and contributed to regulatory changes


MFIs were financed for disbursements of EUR 21.5 million


MFIs in 27 countries benefited from an
(Luxembourg Microfinance Development Fund) loan
advised by ADA for a loans portfolio of EUR 35.3 million


projects in 48 countries were implemented with a diverse range
of partners such as regulators, networks,
professional associations, MFIs, agricultural cooperatives or SMEs,
incubators, insurance brokers, FinTechs, training centres,
technical experts, NGOs, universities, investors, etc.