SDG 8: decent work and economic growth

ADA’s interventions contribute significantly to providing access to decent employment and income (SDG 8).

Target 8.3
Employment support
Target 8.10
Capacity building of financial institutions and access to financial services

In 2021, there were

160 beneficiaries of technical assistance in total, which included

  • 129 MFIs
  • 18 agricultural cooperatives or SMEs
  • 6 incubators
  • 5 insurance brokers
  • 1 mesofinance institution
  • 1 FinTech


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


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