List of Microfinance Associations and Networks for Professionals

Written By ADITYA

There exist many microfinance associations and networks that assist and guide MFI’s and professionals today. While many of them are based abroad, a significant number of them have emerged in India over the past few years. Many of these networks promote inclusive finance, responsible lending and are a representative voice of the microfinance sector.

By becoming a member of these networks, companies and individuals stand to gain from their collective experience and knowledge. All these networks and associations offer membership to individuals and MFI’s depending on different criteria. The list is given below.

List of Microfinance Associations and Networks for Professionals


  1. Microfinance Institutions Network India – MFIN India
  2. The Association of Community Development Finance Institutions Sa-Dhan
  3. AKMI – MFI’s in Karnataka – Association of Karnataka MFI’s
  4. IAMFI – International Association of Microfinance Investors
  5. The Microfinance Association – Non-Profit UK Registered Association
  6. BWTP – Asian Microfinance Network Platform
  7. Banking with the Poor Network – BWTP Network
  8. Small Enterprise Education and Promotion Network – SEEP
  9. South Asian Microfinance Network – SAMN
  10. ACCION Network
  11. Bangalore Microfinance Network
  12. Microfinance Researchers Alliance in India – MRAP
  13. India Collective for Microfinance – ICMF
  14. MicroFinance Network (MFN) is an international association of leading microfinance institutions.
  15. Networking for Development – in collaboration with AMAIDI Volunteering in India
  16. INAFI – International Network of Alternative Financial Institutions

Complete List of Microfinance Associations and Networks

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