Building an Inclusive Financial Sector

Supporting local institutions

exploring financial options

Through an ambitious strategy of combining support to a range of local institutions and market leaders, this programme will target to achieve: 240,000 active clients (savers and/or borrowers) by 2012, and reach more than 300,000 active clients (savers and/or borrowers) by 2013.

Achievements

Capacity building training on microfinance was provided to 4 relevant officials of the Government of Southern Sudan from July-August 2010 at Boulder Microfinance Institute in Turin, Italy.

Donors



Donor name Contributing amount
UNDP 1,000,000 USD
UN capital Development Fund (UNCDF) 1,000,000 USD

Delivery

Year Total amount delivered
2011 47,375 USD
Project Overview
Status:
Active
Project start date:
January 2010
Estimated end date:
December 2013
Geographic coverage:
All ten states of South Sudan
Focus Area:
Poverty Reduction
MDG:
1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Project Officer:
Getahun Taffese Desta, Economist getahun.desta@undp.org
Partners:
Government of Southern Sudan: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Bank of Southern Sudan, South Sudan Microfinance Development Facility