About ADA

ADA acts with partners to increase access to inclusive financial services (bank accounts, loans, saving schemes or money transfers) for millions of people worldwide, for whom traditional bank services are inaccessible.

ADA is coordinator of the secretariat of the Microinsurance Network, the African Microfinance Transparency Forum and the Rating Initiative Program, a managing partner of the French Microfinance Gateway, and advisor of the Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund (LMDF). ADA is also partner of Etika, Luxflag, Luxembourg Round Table on Microfinance, IMS and the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP). ADA is a non-profit organisation under the High Patronage of H.R.H. the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.

ADA, expert in microfinance, has for over 15 years been initiating innovative concepts that have been successfully tried out and developed through microfinance institutions in the South.

ADA’s activities focus on the following four areas:

• Research and development of innovative financial services for the poor

• Capacity building of microfinance institutions

• Knowledge management and awareness raising

• Partnerships and networking 



Geographical Focus

Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America

Social Sector


Country and Regional Focus

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