Official launch of the new European solidarity financing fund for Africa, FEFISOL II !

SIDI is pleased to announce the launch of the new FEFISOL II fund, dedicated to financing African rural microfinance institutions and African agricultural entities sourcing from small-holder farmers, with a first closing of 22.5 million euros and a technical support envelope of 1 million euros. The FEFISOL II Fund is designed to respond to the crucial issues of financing vulnerable populations in

Read 31 May 2022

New shareholder in ACEP Burkina : SIDI acquires 20% equity stake

Today, ACEP Burkina is the second largest microfinance institution (MFI) in Burkina Faso by portfolio size and outreach: more than 32,000 active clients, 23% of whom are women, and over 15,000 borrowers. It focuses mainly on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. With this acquisition, SIDI wishes to strengthen its commitment to the development of inclusive finance in Africa and more

Read 23 May 2022

[PR] EUR 5 million EIB backing for FEFISOL !

[PR] The European Investment Bank grants a €5 million support to FEFISOL II for the financing of the agricultural sector in Africa   Following the success of FEFISOL, the first impact fund dedicated to the rural world in Africa, which closed in 2021, its two founders, SIDI and Alterfin, have been actively working on the

Read 16 February 2022