Ultra Poor Graduation Partners

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Care Malawi

Through FARMSE, Care is implementing a 36 months Project called Tidzidalire for the Ultra-Poor Households to graduate out of poverty and be self-reliant and food secure from July 2019 to June 2022..

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Oxfam

The Gender Responsive Ultra Poor Graduation Project works to enhance resilience and sustainably graduate households, including at least 30% women headed households and 20% youth headed households from ultra-poverty. The project will contribute towards realization of FARMSE’s overall objective which is to reduce poverty, improve livelihoods and enhance the resilience of rural households on a sustainable basis through a consortium of Oxfam (lead and grant holder) and Christian Aid (consortium member and co-applicant.

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Save the Children

Save the Children, a global leader in development and humanitarian programming worldwide, is in Malawi, working in six thematic areas as follows: Child Protection, Education, Health, Child Rights Governance, Child Poverty and Humanitarian. In partnership with CRECOM, SCI is implementing the Pathways for Successful Transition (PAST) project to graduate ultra-poor households, especially women-headed and youth and transition and sustain them into resilient livelihoods

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COMSIP

The overall objective of the project is to graduating ultra-poor households into sustainable and resilient households. More specifically, the project is aimed at...

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World Relief

Through this project, World Relief aims to address the challenges facing ultra-poor households them helping them build up their social and financial capacity and skills to allow them to move out of and stay out of poverty.

Community Based Financial Organizations (CBFO) PARTNERS

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Heifer

Heifer international Malawi is implementing the Enhancing Community Based Financial Organization project to improve access to rural finance services through strengthening existing and building new and innovative informal community based financial organizations savings and loans products.

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MUSCCO

The Rural Livelihoods Enhancement Through Strengthening and Support for Community Based Financial Organizations Project is addressing limited access to financial services challenges through domestic savings mobilization structures coupled with assured financial fall back base to complement farmers’ own mobilized resources that enable farmers’ access to quality inputs, capital and much needed financial education. The projects expects to mobilise MK 635,000,000 in rural communities and reduce financial literacy by 10% in the community based financial organizations by 2021

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COMSIP

The DFI CBFO project is set to address the capacity gap of CBFOs in providing quality affordable financial services and products as well as introduce innovations that will unlock financial barriers that limit productive potential of the communities.

Financial Service Providers (FSP) PARTNERS

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NBS

Through this project, NBS Bank works to improve presence of the Bank in rural areas through Bank Pafupi channel. The Bank is partnering with MSMEs operating in various trading centres in rural areas, as Bank Pafupi Agents, to offer banking services on behalf of the Bank. Of particular interest are locations where access to financial services is limited and people travel long distances to get to Service Centres, which involves cost of travel as well as time spent for travel and waiting in queues.

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CUMO

The EXACT-FIN) Project is aiming at upscaling its pro-poor microfinance services through deepening of its reach in 18 existing districts, and expanding the reach in 6 new districts. This is achieved by supporting both agriculture and microenterprise as livelihood strategies among the amongst the heavily rain-fed agriculture-dependent poor.

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FINCOOP

FINCOOP Limited is a member owned, democratically controlled financial cooperative serving micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, farmers and salaried employees. FINCOOOP SACCO is implementing a project called with help from FARMSE to is helping beneficiaries to accumulate savings for future financial needs and their economic activities growth and also helping beneficiaries access micro-insurance which is one the key areas to be addressed under financial inclusion initiatives.

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FDH

FDH Bank is implanting the Digitalization of Rural Transactions Through Digital Banking Platforms project through digital solutions that leverage on the Bank’s advanced banking technology, wide presence and branchless banking to offer a complete turnkey digital transaction model