Fonkoze
Mission:
Fonkoze, in partnership with Fonkoze USA and Fonkoze Financial Services, seeks to:
• Provide Haiti’s poor with the financial and educational services they need to make their way out of poverty;
• Demonstrate to the world that we do know how to eliminate extreme poverty by replicating ... Read more
Background and Main Challenges: 
Fonkoze is known as Haiti’s Alternative Bank For The Organized Poor. Together with Sevis Finansye Fonkoze (Fonkoze Financial Services), it is Haiti's largest microfinance institution. It specializes in offering a full range of financial services to the rural poor throughout Haiti. Currently, ... Read more
Address: 
#12 Rue Miot, Cite Wilson 1ere, Pacot
Port-au-Prince
Haiti
Phone: 
(509) 2221-7631 / 7641
Fax: 
+509 2221 7520
Email: 
director [at] fonkoze [dot] org
Website: 
Main Funding Sources: 
Grants
Loans
Savings
Products and Services: 
Loans
Voluntary Savings
Training and Consulting
Fund Transfer Services
Products: 
The services we offer include: - Solidarity group loans to strengthen micro-enterprises - Small and medium enterprise individual loans that create business owners and jobs - Home improvement loans to help the rural poor replace dirt floors with concrete floors and thatched roofs with tin roofs ... Read more
Services Provided: 
Business Development Services
Education
Other
Looking for (Investment Types): 
Loans in Local Currency
Donations
Guarantees
Capacity Building Grants
Other Investment
Loans in US$
% Operations Comprised by MF: 
91 - 100
Date established: 
Jan 1 1994
FYE: 
31-Dec
Regulated: 
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We offer six complete education modules in basic literacy, business skills, sexual and reproductive health, children's rights environmental protection, and disaster risk preparedness.
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Deworming, health and nutrition education, cholera prevention and treatment products and a multivitamin/Vitamin A package for women and children.
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A graduation programme called "Chemin La Vi Meyo" targeting the very poor and ultra-poor clients, based on the BRAC method. A loan programme designed to teach the very poor how to use credit and open a small business, named Ti Kredi is also offered.
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Certifications

Partnerships

Current
Name Relationship
ANIMH Network Affiliation
Crystal Clear Software, Ltd. Vendor
DOEN Funding
Grameen Foundation Network Affiliation
M-CRIL Rating
Oikocredit Funding

Related Organizations

Current
Name Relationship
Smart Campaign Endorsement

At a glance

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  • Gross Loan Portfolio
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Contacts

  • Carine Roenen
    Director
    croenen [at] fonkoze [dot] org
    (509) 2513-7631
  • Myriam Narcisse
    mnarcisse [at] fonkoze [dot] org
    50937142573
  • Tara Arthur
    Social Performance Director
    tarthur [at] fonkoze [dot] org
    (509) 2221-7631 / 7641

References

Alex Counts