2013 Annual Conference and General Assembly
from 15/10/2013 to 18/10/2013
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Africa Microfinance Network (AFMIN) will organize its 12th Annual Conference and General Assembly at African Union Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on...
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The Africa Microfinance Network (AFMIN) is an association of microfinance networks in Africa resulting from an initiative led by African microfinance practitioners to create and/or strengthen country-level microfinance networks for the purpose of establishing shared performance standards, institutional capacity and policy change.
AFMIN was formally launched in November 2000 and has established its Secretariat in Abidjan (Republic of Côte d’Ivoire), where AFMIN is legally recognized as an international Non-Governmental Organisation pursuant to Ivorian laws.
Because of the political unrest in Côte d’Ivoire, AFMIN temporarily relocated its office to Cotonou in Benin
Mission and Vision
AFMIN’s mission is to contribute to the development and provision of effective and sustainable financial services to the low income population of Africa, by supporting Country level Networks and their member MFIs to achieve their missions and objectives, and helping to improve the microfinance environment in Africa and globally. AFMIN’s vision is to work together with microfinance...Read more...
AFMIN governing bodies are : The General Assembly; The Board of Directors; And the Executive Secretariat; The General Assembly The General Assembly is AFMIN’s supreme governing body. It consists of the leaders of the 22 country-level networks represented by their Board Chairs and Executive Directors from each of the 22 country-level networks: an appointed network member and the...Read more...
Board of Directors
The AFMIN Board of Directors is a body of seven individuals elected from among the members of the General Assembly; Board member do not represent their networks on the Board. The later reports to the genral Assembly and is responsible for developing guidelines for the long-term strategic direction of...Read more...
The Executive Secretariat, together with the Board of Directors, constitute the network support organization for AFMIN. AFMIN secretariat staff consists of one Executive Director, one programme officer, one accountant, one Program Officer and one Administrative Assistant. This is expected to be the limit of full-time permanent staff for the AFMIN secretariat. In addition, AFMIN recruits...Read more...