our-partners

Our Partners

Commercial Banks

Partner Name

Consulting Activities

Kenya Commercial Bank

SME DCA loan guarantee

SME / energy DCA loan guarantee

Agriculture DCA loan guarantee

Water DCA loan guarantee

Agriculture finance strategy

Agriculture finance training program

Dairy loan product development

Phase 1: embedded branch-level support

Phase 2: embedded branch-level support

Jamii Bora Bank

Agriculture and SME finance strategy

Bank of Africa

USAID loan guarantee for Faulu Afya

Commercial Bank of Africa

Policy and procedure manual for dairy finance

Dairy SME loan appraisal tool

Agriculture DCA loan guarantee for Lesiolo Grain Handlers (Kitale expansion)

Fina Bank

SME DCA loan guarantee

Agriculture DCA loan guarantee

Imperial Bank

Agriculture finance strategy

Mango loan product development & linkages

K-Rep Bank

Water DCA loan guarantee

Barclay’s Bank of Kenya

ICT strategy and tools for “Banking on Change”

Equity Bank

PEV wholesale DCA loan guarantee

Potato loan product development & linkages

Deposit-Taking MFIs (regulated)

Partner Name

Consulting Activities

KWFT DTM

Multi-party MFI DCA loan guarantee for agriculture and clean/renewable energy

Agriculture finance strategy

Dairy product development

Clean/renewable energy strategy

Clean/renewable energy product development (solar, cook stoves and biogas)

SMEP DTM

Multi-party MFI DCA loan guarantee for agriculture and clean/renewable energy

Agriculture finance strategy

Agriculture product development (dairy, vegetables, poultry, beekeeping and cereals)

Clean/renewable energy strategy

Clean/renewable energy product development (solar, cook stoves and biogas)

Agency expansion plan (using branch locator tool)

Faulu Kenya DTM

Agriculture finance strategy

SME and individual lending strategy

Deposit mobilization strategy as a DTM

Rafiki DTM

Strategic business plan

Geographic expansion plan

Agriculture product development (sorghum)

Capacity development (all business functions)

MIS/ICT audit and upgrade recommendations

Century DTM

Agriculture finance strategy

Agriculture product development

Sorghum invoice discounting product refinement

REMU DTM

Agriculture finance market research

Agriculture finance horticulture product development

NGO MFIs (non-regulated)

Partner Name

Consulting Activities

Juhudi Kilimo

Strategic marketing plan

Branding guidelines and manual

Monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and processes

MIS system upgrade and reconfiguration

Management reporting upgrades using new MIS

Training materials/documentation – loan officers

Training materials/documentation – clientele

TOT materials/documentation

“Best practice” agriculture finance guide/booklet

Human resource manual revision

Milango Financial Services

Five-year business strategy

Product review and consolidation

Comprehensive board, management and staff training plan

Operational manual(s) development – credit, accounting, human resource and MIS

Implementation of the training plan across board, management and staff

Capital formation model and plan

Tea tree financial modeling and product development, including water and inputs

Geographic expansion into Nanyuki (tea tree)

Guarantee fund creation

Micro Africa Limited Kenya

Multi-party MFI DCA loan guarantee for agriculture and clean/renewable energy

MIS audit and update recommendations

Agriculture finance strategy for horticulture and product development

Geographic expansion into Meru (ewarehousing for cereals)

Opportunity Kenya

Agriculture finance strategy

Moyln Credit

Three-year strategic marketing plan

Dairy loan product development (three products)

Horticulture loan product development (multiple commodities)

Biogas loan product development

Musoni

Five-year rural expansion plan (using branch locator tool)

Yehu Microfinance

Three-year strategic business plan

Taita Taveta branch expansion

Product review and consolidation

Dairy loan product development

Women Enterprise Solutions Ltd (WESO)

Comprehensive business systems and process mapping

Re-engineering business systems to meet growth objectives

Product review and consolidation

Tharaka Nithi expansion

ECLOF

Agriculture finance strategy

Refine two current agriculture finance products

KADET

Agriculture finance strategy for dairy, livestock and horticulture

BIMAS Microfinance

Agriculture finance strategy

Sirgon Capital

Wholesale finance linkage (Jamii Bora Bank)

Horticulture finance product development

Associations/Projects/Programs

Partner Name Consulting Activities

Kenya Credit Information Sharing Initiative (KCISI)

Credit reference bureau (CRB) communication strategy (including industry and consumer sensitization strategy)

Website

Newsletter

DTM and MFI: analysis of readiness to participate in CRB; creation of participation plan; implementation of plan

DTM and MFI credit scoring; linkage to CRB to improve credit risk management practices

Kenya Banker’s Association (KBA)

KCISI

Kenya Market Trust (KMT)

KCB water DCA subsidy

KCB water and sanitation product development

Cotton value chain research

Farmer credit bureau

Alternative finance

The Credit Factory

Jamii Bora Bank (consulting partnership)

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya

KCISI

Value Chain Finance Center

Fund Manager’s Association (FMA)

Private equity – Fund of Funds

Association of Microfinance Institutions (AMFI)

KCISI

Association of Microfinance Professionals in Kenya (AMPK)

Strategic plan

Economic and managerial self-sufficiency

Kenya Organic Oil Farmer’s Association (KOOFA)

Long-term strategic plan

Five-year business plan

Revised MOUs: farmers, KOOFA and Earthoil

Fair trade commodity price model

M-Lab

Wireless Wednesdays

USAID KHCP

Agriculture finance product development for its value chains

USAID KDLDP

COFI

USAID SUWASA

Water finance product development (K-Rep Bank and KCB DCA loan guarantees)

Program for Rural Outreach of Financial Innovations and Technologies (PROFIT) program

Technical advisors

East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) program

Dairy FSAs (consulting partner)

SACCOs/Specialized Providers

Partner Name

Consulting Activities

Community-Owned Finance Institution (COFI) SACCO

SACCO creation risk assessment (North Eastern)

Strategic business plan

Comprehensive board, management and staff training plan

Implementation of the training plan across board, management and staff

Capital formation model and plan

Nyala Vision SACCO

Dairy needs assessment to improve supply chain (inputs, farmers, transport, processing and market)

Comprehensive board, management and staff training plan

Operational manual(s) development – credit, accounting, human resource and MIS

Implementation of the training plan across board, management and staff

Dairy product refinement

Biogas product development

FEWA SACCO

SACCO establishment plan

Comprehensive systems, policies and procedure development

Training on newly established systems, policies and procedures

United Traders SACCO

Five-year strategic plan

Comprehensive product review and refinement

Sky SACCO

Three-year strategic business plan

Taita Taveta branch expansion

Product review and consolidation

Dairy loan product development

Olkalou FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Kipkarren FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Tamboche FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Kabiyet FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Lelchego FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Lemook FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Lelan FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Olenguruone FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Chang Chego FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Kipkelion FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Chepkorio FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

SOT FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Metkei FSA

Nyala Vision SACCO: transfer to FSA all consulting deliverables, using Nyala as a training center after work completed

Oiko Credit

PEV wholesale DCA loan guarantee

Agriculture and SME finance strategy development

Agriculture and SME finance product development

Laikipia Teacher’s SACCO

PEV wholesale DCA loan

Jitegemea Credit Scheme

PEV wholesale DCA loan

KICHWO SACCO

PEV wholesale DCA loan

AAR Credit Services

PEV wholesale DCA loan

Small Holders Entrepreneurship Empowerment Program (SHEEP) 

PEV wholesale DCA loan

K-Lift

PEV wholesale DCA loan

Five-year strategic plan

Livestock finance product refinement

Karanjee Water Project

Water DCA loan

Olepolos Water Project

Water DCA loan

Gitangu Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kiambi Network Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kamweli VDC Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kiamumbi II Water Project

Water DCA loan

Ngechorok Water Project

Water DCA loan

Fortsmith Water Project

Water DCA loan

Masogo Community Water Project

Water DCA loan

Ngeteti Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kiarutara Ragia Water Project

Water DCA loan

Ngondu Water Project

Water DCA loan

Hindi Magogoni Water Project

Water DCA loan

Rungiri Hill Water Project

Water DCA loan

Tuiyobei Water Project

Water DCA loan

Rirono SHG Water Project

Water DCA loan

Amani Drive Water project

Water DCA loan

Kayole Soweto Water Project

Water DCA loan

Koibatek Water Project

Water DCA loan

Nyamasaria Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kenol-Kabati Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kamureito Water Project

Water DCA loan

Mt. Kenya Buuri Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kanunga SHG Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kiptere Water Project

Water DCA loan

Mukangu Water Project

Water DCA loan

Rabai Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kamandura II Water Project

Water DCA loan

Kamirithu II Water Project

Water DCA loan

M-Kopa

Clean/renewable energy loan (phase 1)

Honey Care Africa

MODIFY (management and operational dashboards for field effectiveness) – field and headquarters

Geographic expansion into Kwale

Alternative finance (supplier finance using Kiva 0% finance to finance hive sales at 10% declining)

Government Of Kenya

Partner Name Consulting Activities

National Treasury

Credit guarantee schemes

PROFIT program

Central Bank of Kenya

Bank and DTM agency

DTM prudential guidelines workshops

AML/CFT workshops

Credit reference bureau for DTM/MFI inclusion

Credit reference bureau regulations

SAM training (microfinance)

Retirement Benefits Authority

Private equity – fund of funds

Regulatory changes for private equity

National Economic and Social Council

Credit guarantee schemes

Net metering policy

Regulatory changes for private equity

Credit reference bureau regulations

A study on the high-cost of credit in Kenya

Other

Partner Name Consulting Activities

iCow

An improved, practical and realizable business model

A project pitch for investors and partners

A business plan

Strategic priorities for 2012

Business resource and capital support plan

A report on the technical review of the IT platform

Safaricom migration and legal requirement/support plan

Kenya Rainwater Association (KRA)

Agriculture finance product development for KRA produced greenhouse tunnels for smallholders farmers on contract with Vegpro

Vegpro

Agriculture finance product development for smallholder farmers

Mumias Sugar

Dairy finance product development for farmers in Western Kenya

Earthoil Kenya Ltd

Tea tree finance commercialization

Loan guarantee fund establishment, including policies and procedures

Body Shop UK

Fair trade commodity price model

Soko Shambani

Financial institution linkages

Potato finance product design

Mobi Pay Agri-life

Financial institution linkages

Lesiolio Grain Handlers Ltd

DCA loan guarantee

Viability Africa

.5 MW to 40 MW deal flow