Financial services

Financing granted

Loan of €4.0M *
(Equivalent in local currency)

Foundation partner

since 2018

*Outstanding amount at grant value
Partner website


ADVANS is geared to developing markets where customers have limited access to financial services and where there is strong potential for growth and social value creation.

The Institution:

ADVANS is an international microfinance group that was created to build a network of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in developing and emerging countries in order to meet the financial service needs of small businesses and other populations with inadequate, limited or non-existent access to formal financial services.


The group, which offers adapted financial services in a sustainable and responsible manner to help people achieve their professional or personal goals, operates in nine countries: Cambodia, Cameroon, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Nigeria, Tunisia and Myanmar.