First Microfinance Foundation

Founded in 2005 by the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM), First Microfinance Foundation Egypt (FMF) is a locally managed lending institution established to alleviate poverty and generate economic growth. It aims to foster entrepreneurial activity, especially among women in underprivileged neighborhoods. Its operations are governed by principles of long-term sustainability and financial discipline, in balance with the social objectives of the foundation. FMF provides credit opportunities for income generating purposes and compliments that with a package of business development services.