International Network of Financial Institution Nepal (INAFI Nepal)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADEC Nepal is a founder member of International Network of Alternative Financial Institution Nepal (INAFI Nepal) . The network adopts multi-stakeholder approach by engaging diverse Microfinance Institutions comprising of Savings and Credit Cooperatives, Financial Intermediary NGOs, NGOs with saving components, and microfinance development banks. It has envisioned that poor and disadvantaged groups will improve their livelihood through the provision of affordable and socially responsible financial services that contribute to the building of the local and national economy. INAFI aims to enhance the microfinance service delivery system to make finance for the poor appropriate, affordable, and accessible. This is the alternative paradigm embraced by all INAFI country chapters, and if forms the cornerstone of all of INAFI Nepal’s activities. DEC Nepal has been involved in micro finance promotion initiatives through mutual development funds (MDF) in partnership with mutual development groups/organizations (MDG/O) in 4 districts of CDR. It is working closely with INAFI Nepal for strengthening capacity of Micro finance institutions (MFIs) in the areas of product development, knowledge sharing, research and advocacy; linkage and networking. DEC Nepal is contributing in the process of amplifying voices of grass roots for transforming micro finance directions and strategies. As the member institution of INAFI Nepal; it is committed for providing policy inputs for developing pro-poor policies of MFIs in Nepal and beyond. Please refer www.inafinepal.org.np