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About the Microfinance Association


The Vision of the association is to develop and enhance the role of microfinance professionals as a distinct global professional career.


To be the leading voice, and recognised authority by promoting global standards, best practice and self development, and to be a major contributor to the development of the microfinance profession world wide for the benefit of our members

A global organisation

This is a professional membership organisation with an international presence. We support local microfinance networks, and can assist in setting this up in your area.

Our members are professionals working in the microfinance sector. They come from a variety of backgrounds both nationally and internationally. They are individuals working in the microfinance institutions, the venture capital sector, non governmental organisations, government organisations, development agencies etc. Our members work at all levels from entry point through to chief executive.

Core values

  • Service excellence
  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • Representation
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect