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Core Strategic Areas


1. Networking

  CMF has been playing a vital role in microfinance networking as focal point since its inception as project with CECI in 1998. As project mandate, it was registered in 2000 as national autonomous institution…
Capacity Building and Training (CBaT)

2. Capacity Building and Training (CBaT)

    CMF offers capacity building and training to its members as well as industry players in the market. It works with development agencies to build the capacity of women owned and governed MFIs in…
Research and Studies (RaS)

3. Research and Studies (RaS)

  Most institutions providing financial services to the poor operate with a corporate mission that includes poverty reduction, and donors have allocated increasing amounts of funds to microfinance on this basis. To determine whether microfinance…
Enterprise development support service for the microfinance clients

4. Enterprise development support service for the microfinance clients

  CMF also provides enterprise development support to the microfinance clients through financial literacy, enterprise management, and technical skills for different trades. Enterprise development support refers to the purely technical services for the entrepreneurs. Technical…
Advisory services

5. Advisory services

  CMF provides advisory services to member /MFIs and development partners in the field of group amalgamation, institutional development, business planning, product development and design, research, manuals development, institutional policy formulations, social performance, financial performance…
Policy advocacy

6. Policy advocacy

  The policies and regulations of microfinance incorporate a number of elements. These include government policies, donor agency policies, the regulatory environment that applies to MFIs and the legal provisions for microfinance activities. The pessimists…