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Welcome to IMFI.org

The IMFI.org website is the Iraqi Microfinance Knowledge Portal. This website presents the Iraqi microfinance industry, and its constituent 12 microfinance institutions (MFIs) which are partnered with the USAID-Tijara Provincial Economic Growth Program. It highlights the qualities, performance, impact as well as issues facing the industry as it grows, becomes more sustainable, and with some of its MFIs in the process of transforming from nongovernmental organizational (NGO) status to that of non-bank financial intermediaries (NBFIs). The main reasons for its establishment were the felt need for microfinance practitioners to have a common voice; to lobby government for favorable policies; to share information and experiences; and to link up and network with both local and international actors. [read more...]

Supported by the USAID-Tijara Provincial Economic Growth Program