Resources and mediacenter

How can regulators and professional associations better support microfinance?

Discover the findings of Tristan Caballero-Montes' doctoral thesis, supported by ADA, and the concrete ideas for regulators and professional associations in the inclusive finance sector.
Research results

Sector Study N°6 - Situation of water and sanitation solution financing in Central America and the Dominican Republic: generating synergies

Sector Study N°6 - Situation of water and sanitation solution financing in Central America and the Dominican Republic: generating synergies
Sector study

Sector Study No.3 - Main determinants of profitability in Central American and Caribbean microfinance institutions

Sector Study No.3 - Main determinants of profitability in Central American and Caribbean microfinance institutions
Sector study

Factsheet on our sustainable financing services for MFIs

Through the Luxembourg social investment fund LMDF, ADA offers 2 types of financing for Tier 2 and 3 MFIs. Find out more about funding criteria
Funding

Learning from the analysis of Law N°2012-14 in Benin

How does regulation affect microfinance institutions (MFIs)? Research has addressed this question with ambiguous results.
Régulation

Press roundup SAM 2021

Press roundup SAM 2021
Press review

Housing: FUNDECOCA Social and inclusive housing in the Huetar North region of Costa Rica

Case study of the pilot project “Social and inclusive housing in the Huetar North region of Costa Rica” carried out by the Union and Development of Peasant Communities Foundation (FUNDECOCA), an institution affiliated to the Costa Rican network of microfinance institutions REDCOM, within the framework of the regional project program of the Central American and Caribbean Network of Microfinance (REDCAMIF) and ADA Luxembourg, aiming at the promotion of financial inclusion by means of innovation in the financial product implementation.
Case Study

Rural financing: FUNDENUSE Credit for women linked to green energies

Case study of the pilot project “Credit for women linked to green energies” carried out by the Foundation for the Economic Development of Nueva Segovia, FUNDENUSE S.A., an institution affiliated to the Nicaraguan Network of microfinance institutions ASOMIF, within the framework of the regional project program of the Central American and Caribbean Network of Microfinance (REDCAMIF) and ADA Luxembourg, aiming at the promotion of financial inclusion by means of innovation in the financial product implementation.
Case Study

Rural financing: PILARH Rural inclusive finance Project in the Lenca Corridor Honduras

Case study of the pilot project “Rural inclusive finance Project in the Lenca Corridor Honduras” carried out by the Local Projects and Initiatives for Self-Development of Honduras - Private organization of Financial Development (PILARH OPDF), an institution affiliated to the Honduran network of microfinance institutions REDMICROH, within the framework of the regional project program of the Central American and Caribbean Network of Microfinance (REDCAMIF) and ADA Luxembourg, aiming at the promotion of financial inclusion by means of innovation in the financial product implementation.
Case Study

Rural financing: PROCAJA Green line

Case study of the pilot project “Green line” carried out by PROCAJA, an institution affiliated to the Panamanian network of microfinance institutions REDPAMIF, within the framework of the regional project program of the Central American and Caribbean Network of Microfinance (REDCAMIF) and ADA Luxembourg, aiming at the promotion of financial inclusion by means of innovation in the financial product implementation.
Case Study

Rural financing: COOPADEPE’s inclusive rural financing

Case study of the pilot project “COOPADEPE’s inclusive rural financing” carried out by the Cooperative of Services Association for the Development of the Espaillat Province, Inc. COOP-ADEPE (COOPADEPE), an institution affiliated to the Dominican Network of Microfinance Institutions REDOMIF, within the framework of the regional project program of the Central American and Caribbean Network of Microfinance (REDCAMIF) and ADA Luxembourg, aiming at the promotion of financial inclusion by means of innovation in the financial product implementation.
Case Study

Rural financing: Banco Adopem - Promoting green credits as a financial inclusion strategy in rural areas of the Dominican Republic

Case study of the pilot project “Promoting green credits as a financial inclusion strategy in rural areas of the Dominican Republic” carried out by the Savings and Credit Bank ADOPEM S.A., an institution affiliated to the to the Dominican Network of Microfinance Institutions REDOMIF, within the framework of the regional project program of the Central American and Caribbean Network of Microfinance (REDCAMIF) and ADA Luxembourg, aiming at the promotion of financial inclusion by means of innovation in the financial product implementation.
Case Study

Agricultural Finance Africa – Coaching programme guidance notes

This guide aims to share the experience accumulated by FAO and ADA from 2017 to 2021 during the implementation of the programme. It is intended for donors, development organizations, FSPs and other private or public stakeholders wishing to bring about a lasting improvement in smallholder farmers’ access to funding in agricultural value chains.
Guidance notes

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on microfinance institutions

ADA, the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation and Inpulse release a report summarising the results from a joint survey initiative conducted among their partner MFIs during the crisis. Learn more about the operational constraints, financial impacts and prospects for the future in this study conducted among our partner institutions.
COVID-19

Microfinance Clients Facing the COVID-19 Crisis

ADA is publishing a summary of the surveys conducted among the clients of its partner MFIs and networks and the measures taken as a result to better meet their needs.
COVID-19

Lessons learnt from the implementation of projects to improve access to water and sanitation services in in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Water and Sanitation
Lessons learnt

ADA - Annual report 2020

ADA - Annual report 2020
Activity report

Factsheet 'Climate change'

ADA’s experience in promoting “green” uses and practices among its microfinance customers.
Fiche projet

Factsheet 'SSNUP'

The Smallholder Safety Net Upscaling Programme (SSNUP) is a 10-year programme which aims to strengthen the safety nets of 10 million smallholder households in Africa, Latin America and Asia through technical assistance and investment in agricultural value chains, resulting in an improved well-being of 50 million low-income people. Funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Luxembourg Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, the SSNUP works as a facility to co-finance the technical assistance projects of impact investors active in the field. ADA ensures the coordination as well as the knowledge management component of the whole programme.
Factsheet

Factsheet 'Inclusive insurance'

Enabling Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) migrant workers to access insurance products to protect the income and living condition of their family members back home, through an innovative technology solution linked to remittances.
Factsheet