Advans Côte d’Ivoire celebrated its 10th anniversary on March 23, 2022 in Abidjan. The ceremony took place in the presence of about 80 guests.
Founded in 2012, Advans Côte d’Ivoire, a partner of the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation, currently operates through a network of 22 branches, employing over 650 people. The institution currently serves more than 160,000 clients with outstanding loans of more than CFAF 65 billion.
True to its successful mission, Advans Côte d’Ivoire continues to help small businesses grow by providing sustainable access to simple and adaptable financial products and services. It does so by leveraging innovative services, proximity distribution models and the digitization of its product offering.
For its innovative digitization of payment and savings for cocoa farmers and cooperatives solution, Advans Côte d’Ivoire received the 2018 European Microfinance Prize “Financial Inclusion through Technology”. Named “Best Financial Institution for Credit Services” for the third year in a row and “Best Financial Institution for Agricultural Finance” for the first time, the institution continues to win awards from the African Consumer Label.
In ten years, Advans Côte d’Ivoire has developed a wide range of products tailored to the realities and expectations of disadvantaged populations.