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Period of Implementation

April 2022 - March 2024

Geographic scope

Africa: Senegal

Cities: Ziguinchor, Sedhiou, Kolda, Tambacounda


$ 370,924
€ 353 261


Bilateral Aid: MRIF


Banking & Financial Services, Information and Communication, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Administrative and support service activities, Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Networking, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building


The SynerGIE project will contribute to increasing the economic viability of the targeted MSEs and their members, particularly women, by strengthening their financial and technical knowledge to enable integrated and sustainable management of their collective enterprise, at all levels of their business model and better adaptation to the new market realities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Secondly, SynerGIE will work on improving the internal management practices of cooperatives, both at the financial and operational levels and in terms of governance, in order to ensure the sustainable growth of cooperatives and the successful integration of new MSEs and their members, particularly women. Finally, close collaboration with the LTAEB will ensure the sustainability of the changes brought about by the project.

Project Objectives

To increase the economic viability of targeted collective enterprise and their members, by strengthening their financial and technical knowledge.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Main Indicators

1) Number of people who feel confident to negotiate with financial institutions 2) Percentage of people who are familiar with their entreprise's financial information

Impact Measurement


Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 195

Individuals: 2000

Local stakeholders

Producers cooperatives

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Gender