This membership category is for practitioners that have at least five years experience in the microfinance industry. The practitioners must hold a middle management position with a microfinance institution, or a non governmental organisation that provides financial services. Graduates of the professional certification programme in microfinance can also apply to be an Associate of the Microfinance Association if they have 12 months experience within a microcredit organisation.  

Benefits of membership


  • Use of the Microfinance information portal
  • The use of the AMA - Associate of the Microfinance Association - designation after name
  • Monthly Magazine - The Microfinance Professional
  • 10% Discount - Professional Certificate in Microfinance
  • Research Analyst - two pieces of work a year
  • CV Presentation
  • Career Development and opportunities 
  • Mentoring
  • Support in organising Branch Networks
  • Incluision in the Microfinance Association  Global Skills Register
  • Free attendance - Career Connections
  • Personal Development Plans



  • Links and resources to Rating Agencies
  • Market Information
  • Microfinance news
  • Government Agencies
  • Forums and Conferences
  • Training and Research
  • Networks
  • Tips on structuring your CV
  • Successful Interviewing Strategies
  • Sample Interview Question
  • Job Search
  • Research
  • CGAP Publications
  • Practitioner Group
  • Newsletters
  • Microfinance Insights
  • Journal of Microfinance