Lao CSO Platform

LMFA

Lao Microfinance Association

Hongkaikeo Village, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital

Background

Vision

Most Lao people have access to and access to fair services. Effective, high quality and sustainable financing that meets their needs benefits everyone and contributes to poverty reduction.

Main Goal

(i) providing a platform to coordinate stakeholders and disseminate information & research,

(ii) providing direct services to practitioners,
(iii) promoting an enabling environment for sector development and
(iv) expand service to the largest microfinance service provider i.e. village banks/village funds

Target Group

Directly benefiting from this project are the 109 organizations, in particular 91 members of the MFIs and the staff of the institution that benefit from the MFA’s services. The indirect advantage is about 197,600.

Sectors: 
  • Agriculture, Forestry & Rural Development
  • Economics, Information, Culture & Tourism
  • Education & Sports
Priority Areas: 
  • Attapeu
  • Phongsaly
  • Xayaboury
  • Vientiane Province
  • Vientiane Capital
  • Sekong
  • Savannakhet
  • Salavan
  • Oudomxay
  • Bokeo
  • Luang Prabang
  • Luang Namtha
  • Khammouane
  • Houaphanh
  • Champassak
  • Bolikhamxay
  • Xiengkhouang