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Microfinance works

Vision Microfinance helps people in developing countries to escape from poverty. So far, more than 2.50 billion USD have been handed out in the form of 1.378 loans to 340 different MFIs in 69 countries. This meaningful and sustainable help for self-help permits families access to food, medical care and education for their children.

Vision Microfinance was awarded the ESG Transparency Certificate by CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) in 2010 for its its exemplary commitment to transparent reporting. The company has repeatedly received the LuxFlag label from the rating agency LuxFlag in Luxembourg.

Vision Microfinance reaches

Number of micro-entrepreneurs 429,589
Incl. family members 2,147,945
Numbers of microfinance institutions the fund invests in 115
Number of developing countries the fund invests in 36
Percentage of population - rural / urban 38% / 62%
Proportion of gender - women / men 51% / 49%
Size of average credit in USD 5,500
Disbursements since inception in USD 2,276,000

Vision Microfinance assigns micro credits in

South East Asia & Pacific 21,67%
Central America, Mexico & Caribbean 18,40%
South America 17,21%
South Asia 15,51%
Caucasus 13,13%
Central Asia 6,93%
Central & Eastern Europe 3,92%
Global 3,13%
Middle East & North Africa 0,11%

Vision Microfinance Local Currency reaches

Number of micro-entrepreneurs 31,213
Incl. family members 156,065
Numbers of microfinance institutions the fund invests in 45
Number of developing countries the fund invests in 28
Percentage of population - rural / urban 51% / 49%
Proportion of gender - women / men 54% / 46%
Size of average credit in USD 4,300
Disbursements since inception in USD 220,600,000

Vision Microfinance Local Currency assigns micro credits in

Central America, Mexico & Caribbean 26,34%
South America 19,16%
Central Asia 17,84%
South East Asia & Pacific 13,55%
Caucasus 8,21%
Central & Eastern Europe 5,30%
Sub Sahara Africa 5,48%
South Asia 4,12%