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Madfa Sacco (Savings and Credits Cooperative) Uganda

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations


Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2021

Geographic scope

Africa: Uganda


$ 64,050
€ 61 000


Others: Own funding


Banking & Financial Services, Rural Development, Social

Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Training & Capacity Building


Together with Trias NGO, BRS helps MADFA Sacco to expand its agricultural credits to invidual smallholder farmers and farmer groups. In 2017, BRS has facilitated a workshop about credit process resulting in an action plan to improve the risk management, the commercial performances and the client satisfaction. In 2018, MADFA Sacco has requested BRS to provide support on BCP (business continuity management), mobile banking and cooperative governance. In 2019, BRS continued to work on better cooperative management as well as financial planning. In 2021 and 2022 focus is on Governance, business planning, risk management, ICT and processes.

Project Objectives

BRS started a partnership with the savings and credit cooperative Madfa. In 2017, the ultimate objective being to improve and diversify the sources of incomes of the farmers through access to tailored financial services.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities

Main Indicators

Transparency on products
Adapted financial products
Responsible pricing

Impact Measurement

Microfact Factstheet
Cerise SPI4 Audit report (social rating)

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 1

Individuals: 15000

Local stakeholders


Key Tags

Employment, Entrepreneurship