Inclusive Business Finance Networks

African Women and Youth Finance Directory

In addition to the institutions discussed above, there are also a number of platforms and communities of practice emerging among institutional inclusive business finance practitioners that periodically focus on the themes of youth and gender related access to finance in Africa. These resources are very useful for development practitioners seeking to identify prospective financial partners for pro-poor programmes, projects and/ or for those seeking to support emerging MSMEs.

A growing number of banks, funds, corporations and other private institutions that directly and indirectly provide inclusive finance are members of one or more of the associations, platforms or business networks mentioned below.

Alliance for Financial Inclusion African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association
399 Interchange Building, 24th floor
Sukhumvit Road, North Klongtoey,
Wattana Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)2 401 9370
Fax: +66 (0)2 402 1122
E-mail: info@afi-global.org
URL: www.afi-global.org

AFRACA Secretariat ACK Garden House
PO Box 41378 GPO Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: [254] (20) 271 7911/ 271 5991
Fax: [254] (20) 271 0082
E-mail: afraca@africaonline.co.ke
URL: www.afraca.org
African Venture Capital Association
Aid Flows – Global Data on Aid Funding - www.aidflows.org
P.O. Box 24593-00100 6th Floor Timau Plaza, ArgwingsKodhek Road, Kilimani, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: [254] (20) 386 41 77 / [254] (20) 253 6977
E-mail: avca@avca-africa.org
The World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC
20433 USA
Tel: [1] (202) 473-1000
Fax: [1] (202) 477-6391
E-mail: www.aidflows@worldbank.org
URL: www.worldbank.org

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa Association of African Development Finance Institutions
Eden Square, Block 1, 2 nd Floor
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: [254] (20) 375 0627
Fax: [254] (20) 375 0653
E-mail: info@agra-alliance.org
URL: www.agra-alliance.org
Immeuble AIAFD-Boulevard Latrille rue J61 Cocody – Deux Plateux, 06 BP 321 Abidjan 06, Cote dÍvoire
Tel: [225] (22) 52 79 40/ (22) 52 33 89
Fax: [225] (22) 52 79 41/ (22) 52 25 84
E-mail: info@adfi-ci.org
URL: www.adfi-ci.org

Association of European Development Finance Institutions BiD Network
Rue de la Loi, 81A B-1040,
Brussels Belgium
Tel: [32] (2) 230 2369
Fax: [32] (2) 230 0405
Email: edfi@edfi.eu
URL: www.edfi.eu
StichtingBiD Network De Ruyterkade 107 1011 AB
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel: [31] (20) 7555 000
Fax: [31] (84) 8300 022
E-mail: info@bidnetwork.org
URL: www.bidnetwork.org

Business Action for Africa Business Call to Action
Amadeus House 27b Floral Street
Covent Garden London, WC2E 9DP, United Kingdom
Tel: [44] 20 7812 7334
E-mail: info@businessactionforafrica.org
URL: www.businessactionforafrica.org

 

Private Sector Division United Nations Development Programme
One UN Plaza, DC 1 – 2300 New York, New York
10017, USA
Tel: [1] (212) 906-5695
E-mail: bcta.secretariat@undp.org
URL: www.businesscalltoaction.org

Common Fund for Commodities
Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
P.O.Box 74656
Stadhouderskade 55 1072 AB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: +31-20-5754949
Fax: +31-20-6760231
URL: www.common-fund.org

900 19th Street, N.W.,
Suite 300 Washington D.C. 20006, USA
Tel: [1] (202) 473-9594
Fax: [1] (202) 522-3744
E-mail: cgap@worldbank.org
URL: www.cgap.org
Council for Microfinance Private Equity Funds Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
c/o Accion International Center for Financial Inclusion
1401 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 500 Washington,
DC 20005 USA
Tel: [1] (202) 393-5113
Fax: [1] (202) 393-5115
E-mail: ddrake@cmef.com
URL: www.cmef.com

c/o DFID 1 Palace Street London SW1E 5HE, UK
Tel: [44] (20) 7023 0000
Fax: [44] (20) 7023 0019
E-mail: admin@enterprise-development.org
URL: www.enterprise-development.org
Emerging Markets Private Equity Association G20 SME Finance Network
1077 30th Street NW, Suite 100, Washington,
DC 20007, United States
Tel: [1] (202) 333-8171
Fax: [1] (202) 333-3162
E-mail: info@empea.net
URL: www.empea.net
c/o AshokaChangemakers 1700 North Moore Street,
Suite 2000 (20th Floor) Arlington, VA 22209, USA
Tel: [1] (703) 527-8300
Fax: [1] (703) 527-8383
Email: info@ashoka.org
URL: www.changemakers.com

Int'l. Network of Alternative Financial Institutions International Business Leaders Forum
Sacré Cœur 2, N° 8609 D 45374
Dakar-Fann, SENEGAL
Tel: [221] 33-825-3222
Fax:[221] 33-825-3223
Cell: 221-77645 4487 / 221- 77 203 70 91
E-mail: info@inafi.org
Website: www.inafi.org

15-16 Cornwall Terrace Regent's Park
London NW1 4QP United Kingdom
Tel: [44] (20) 7467 3600
Fax: [44] (20) 7467 3610
E-mail: info@iblf.org
URL: www.iblf.org
Making Finance Work for Africa NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative
African Development Bank
BP 323 – 1002 15 Avenue du Ghana Tunis, Tunisia
Tel: [216] 71 10 39 53
Fax: [216] 71 33 44 84
E-mail: secretariat@mfw4a.org
URL: www.mfw4a.org

2, rue André Pascal 75775
Paris Cedex 16, France
Tel.: [33] (1) 45 24 82 00
Fax: [33] (1) 45 24 85 00
E-mail: daf.contact@oecd.org
URL: www.oecd.org

New Faces New Voices Women Finance Rural Finance Network
3 Eglin Road The Crescent Office Park,
North Block, First Floor
Tel: [27] (11) 783 7499
Fax: [27] (11) 783 4951
E-mail: Nomsad@srmholdings.com
URL: http://newfacesnewvoices.
wordpress.com/about/


c/o IFAD Africa, Shelter Afrique Building,
2nd Floor, Mamlaka Road, Off Nyerere Rd
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: [254] (20) 271 3702/04
Fax: [254] (20) 271 3706
URL: www.ruralfinancenetwork.org

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs The Global Impact Investing Network
The Aspen Institute One Dupont Circle,
NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036-1133 USA
Tel: [1] (202) 736 5800
E-mail: ande.info@aspeninst.org
URL: www.aspeninstitute.org
420 5th Avenue
New York, New York 10018
Tel: [1] (212) 852-8349
E-mail: info@globalimpactinvestingnetwork.org
URL: www.thegin.org

The Microfinance Gateway UN Capital Development Fund
c/o CGAP 1818 H Street,
NW, MSN P3-300 Washington, DC 20433, USA
Tel: [1] (202) 473-2986
E-mail: webmaster@microfinancegateway.org
URL: www.microfinancegateway.org

Two UN Plaza New York, NY 10017 USA
Tel: [27] (11) 603 5125
E-mail: info@uncdf.org
URL: www.uncdf.org
UN Global Compact World Business Council for Sustainable Business
DC2-618 New York, New York 10017
Tel: [1] (212) 963 1490
Fax: [1] (212) 963 1207
URL: www.unglobalcompact.org
4, chemin de Conches 1231 Conches
Geneva ,Switzerland
Tel: [41] (22) 839 3100
Fax: [41] (22) 839 3131
E-mail: info@wbcsd.org
URL: www.wbcsd.org