PlaNet Finance

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  • … PlaNet Finance is an international NGO whose mission is to fight against poverty by developing microfinance.
  • The private sector has backed PlaNet Finance since the beginning. Numerous companies contribute to financing its work, complementing the funds provided by international financial institutions. PlaNet Finance’s main sponsors include DEXIA, Cap Gemini, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (via the Fonds Francophone des Inforoutes), the World Bank (via InfoDev) and two private donors.
  • PlaNet Finance’s aim is to become a microfinance plaform that brings together the various actors in the sector and, at the same time, serves to pool the resources needed to develop microfinance.
  • Since it was founded, PlaNet Finance has continued to expand its operations and build on its experience with the aim of serving the growing number of actors in the microfinance sector and, consequently, to contribute in developing microfinance around the world … (full text History).

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About: PlaNet Finance is an international organisation whose mission is to fight against poverty through the development of microfinance. As the microfinance expert, PlaNet Finance offers a set of services via eight independent and specialised units whose primary objective is to develop an inclusive financial sector: 

  • PlaNet Finance Advisory Services, provides technical assistance and advisory services to microfinance players and stakeholders involved in microfinance
  • Planet Rating is a microfinance rating agency
  • PlaNIS is specialising in advisory services, structuring and managing microfinance funds
  • MicroCred is an investment company in microfinance
  • PlaNet Guarantee is the organisation’s expert unit in microinsurance
  • FinanCités, a venture capital company with a social mission, invests directly in microentreprenarial projects in deprived urban areas
  • MicroFit provides Software solutions for microfinance
  • PlaNet University, is PlaNet Finance’s microfinance training centre
  • Based in Paris, PlaNet Finance is active in more than 60 countries with an international network of 38 offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Middle East.

In 2008, PlaNet Finance Advisory Services managed 101 programs with microfinance institutions (MFIs), reaching almost 9 million clients. Planet Rating conducted 96 rating missions, and MicroCred now runs 4 microfinance institutions. PlaNet Guarantee has been able to provide microinsurance products to 140 000 microentrepreneurs. PlaNIS set up the financing for 40 MFIs mainly on behalf of responsAbility funds /Credit Suisse and MicroFund for a total of USD 80 million. In one year, FinanCités financed 21 microentreprises in France for a total of EUR 1 million. PlaNet Finance gathers more than 700 staff.

PlaNet Finance is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that aims to alleviate poverty worldwide through the development of microfinance.

PlaNet Finance is an international organisation whose mission is to fight against poverty through the development of microfinance. As the microfinance expert, PlaNet Finance offers a set of services via eight independent and specialised units whose primary objective is to develop an inclusive financial sector:

  • PlaNet Finance Advisory Services, provides technical assistance and advisory services to microfinance players and stakeholders involved in microfinance
  • Planet Rating is a microfinance rating agency
  • PlaNIS is specialising in advisory services, structuring and managing microfinance funds
  • MicroCred is an investment company in microfinance
  • PlaNet Guarantee is the organisation’s expert unit in microinsurance
  • FinanCités, a venture capital company with a social mission, invests directly in microentreprenarial projects in deprived urban areas
  • MicroFit provides Software solutions for microfinance
  • PlaNet University, is PlaNet Finance’s microfinance training centre

Based in Paris, PlaNet Finance is active in more than 60 countries with an international network of 38 offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Middle East.

In 2008, PlaNet Finance Advisory Services managed 101 programs with microfinance institutions (MFIs), reaching almost 9 million clients. Planet Rating conducted 96 rating missions, and MicroCred now runs 4 microfinance institutions. PlaNet Guarantee has been able to provide microinsurance products to 140 000 microentrepreneurs. PlaNIS set up the financing for 40 MFIs mainly on behalf of responsAbility funds /Credit Suisse and MicroFund for a total of USD 80 million. In one year, FinanCités financed 21 microentreprises in France for a total of EUR 1 million. PlaNet Finance gathers more than 700 staff.

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