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AMFA Expertise

Azerbaijan Micro-finance Association (AMFA) is well established not for profit association legally registered in November 2004 and currently its diverse membership unites 32 financial institutions that have enjoyed a rich tradition of engaging in lateral learning to advance the practice of micro and small enterprise development on a country scale.  AMFA Membership includes non-bank credit organizations, downscaling banks, credit unions and leasing companies.

AMFA’s Mission is to strengthen the capacity of micro-finance institutions and to promote effective collective action in advancing the interests of the micro-finance community.

AMFA’s Vision is to promote and lead the best practices & sustainability of our members, and to support our broad membership within the dynamic microfinance industry.

In efforts to focus AMFA’s business strategy and operations, AMFA has developed 3 strategic pillars that are the foundation of its membership and its strategic plan for the next 3 years.  These strategic pillars are also the basis of AMFA’s operating budget and day-to-day operations.

  • Innovative Products and Services

    • Develop leading edge, demand-driven products and services for our membership
    • Focus on revenue generating products and services that promotes AMFA‘s sustainability

  • Continuing Education

    • Ensure members have access to international MF expertise.
    • Develop in house training using local talent.
    • Continuously upgrade and enhance the skill set of our member base
  • Industry Expertise

    • Be recognized as the “industry experts” of the MFI by governments, MFIs, and the financial community.
    • Offer leading edge market research and benchmarking studies that demonstrate AMFA’s expertise.