We are present in Latin America since 2001. In this region we have invested more than 50 million euros region with operations in support of microfinance organisations, social enterprises and sustainable agricultural supply chains. Since 2013 we operate in this region through Etiecuamos - a local company with offices in Guayaquil, Ecuador - and manage investments and projects in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Honduras and Nicaragua.
We have been operating in Asia since 2005. Here we managed an economic reconstruction operation after the tsunami in Sri Lanka, focusing on microfinance and agricultural supply chains. We then extended our presence in Cambodia. And finally, in 2014 we landed in the Philippines, in the islands destroyed by Typhoon Yolanda. In this region we have invested more than 30 million euros, with operations in support of microfinance organisations, social enterprises and sustainable agricultural supply chains. Since 2007 we operate in this region mainly through Etimos Lanka - a local company based in Colombo.
Currently, Etimos Foundation is committed to give technical assistance to the government of Philippines so that it can test groundbreaking financial instruments dedicated to rural small businesses included in the agricultural reform. The project is focused on the regions of ARMM and XII on the island of Mindanao.
Etimos Lanka (Pvt ) Ltd
We have been operating in Africa since 2002. Currently we are based in Kenya and Senegal. In Nairobi Etimos Foundation pilots "Green to Grow", a project within "SWITCH Africa Green" program funded by the Europea Union aiming to disseminate SCPs among small and medium rural businesses. In Senegal we are working at PAISIM, 210 small rural businesses have been selected, helped to deal with bureaucracy and trained in agricultural technology, management, risk management, promotion and marketing.
In Africa we have invested more than 15 million euros with operations in support of microfinance organisations, social enterprises and sustainable agricultural supply chains. We are advisors to Fefisol (the first European investment fund dedicated to microfinance in Africa, with a focus on rural development) and to Placepri (an operation in support of microenterprise Involving the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Senegalese government).
Since 2013 we have been operating in this region through Etimos Africa - a local company based in Dakar, Senegal - and manage investments and projects also in Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mali, Togo and Burkina Faso.
Etimos Africa SA
4, Cité Comico III VDN
BP 16982 - Dakar Fann
T/F +221 33 865 39 29
Since 2010 we operate in Italy with microcredit activities, operations supporting microenterprises, inclusion projects and financial education. Our goal is to provide access to credit to those who need a loan but are excluded or rejected by traditional banking channels. In five years we have delivered nearly 30 million euros of microcredit. We operate in Italy through Microcredito per l’Italia, a social enterprise formally acknowledged by the Bank of Italy as a financial intermediary, as well as through Etimos Foundation.
Via G. de' Menabuoi 25/a
35132 Padova - Italy
T +39 049 8645187
Microcredito per l’Italia IS spa
Via G. de' Menabuoi 25/a
35132 Padova - Italia
T +39 049 8643588