Apoyo Integral Mexico
Apoyo Integral Mexico works in the southern state of Chiapas, one of the poorest states in Mexico. Within Chiapas they work in the southernmost area of the state, close to the border with Guatemala. The institution stands out in the Mexican microfinance sector because of its diverse credit offering and focus on repayment capacity analysis. Apoyo Integral Mexico offers both individual loans as well as solidarity group loans. They also offer housing loans, education loans, and an emergency loan. Women make up a high percentage of the client population. Triodos Fair Share Fund and Triodos Microfinance Fund have provided a loan to Apoyo Integral Mexico.
KEY INDICATORS SemiSol at year-end 2012:
- number of loan clients: 14,042
- percentage female clients: 86%
- percentage rural clients: 0%
- average loan amount: EUR 363
- number of savings clients: -
Whoever you are, and wherever you live in the world, you are likely to want permanent access to financial services. Microfinance banks play a crucial role providing access to finance to an increasing number of people living on low-incomes. We finance microfinance institutions because they help to build inclusive financial sectors, where the majority of people have access to financial services, leading to a sustainable basis for balanced social and economic development.