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Support for developing, professionalizing and revitalizing microfinance (ADAPAMI)

Credit: DID

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Global Affairs Canada

Period of Implementation

January 2017 - January 2023

Geographic scope

Africa: Benin


$ 13,589,600
€ 12 942 476


Bilateral Aid: Global Affairs Canada


Banking & Financial Services, Digitalisation

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Monitoring & Evaluation, Networking, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits


Results as of December 31, 2021 1) 605,785 people—58% of whom are women—became clients at one of the project's 10 partner institutions following the financial inclusion strategy implemented 2) 216,995 people—71% of whom are women—now use the digital services offered by the institutions supported 3) 58,351 people from vulnerable populations received financial education training 4) After receiving our support, 78 women were elected to boards of directors of project partner institutions: a 63% increase in 4 years 5) The entrepreneur financial centre in Parakou helps better serve communities in the northern and central regions of Benin

Project Objectives

To improve the economic situation of vulnerable populations of Benin, particularly women and youth, and promote the financial inclusion of approximately 500.000 people.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 10

Individuals: 500000

Local stakeholders


Key Tags

Education, Gender, Youth