African Trade Insurance Agency
The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) is the beneficiary of the T.A. ATI is a pan-African agency which has independent legal standing. Capital for underwriting ATI’s capital and administrative expenses is provided by the member countries (Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia) via a World Bank Loan facility.
The goal of the project was to promote trade in and between firms in ATI’s member countries by developing credit insurance products. Mandate included the elaboration and feasibility assessment of cross-border credit risk insurance. The project was sponsored by the World Bank.
MSME Support – FINCA Congo.
FA’s role was to assess the banks’ potential for strengthening their existing MSME operations as well as the development
of MSME banking strategy guidelines. The focus was on developing a rapid and cost-efficient credit scoring framework
and the introduction of the required technology including credit scoring tools, IT/MIS and client relationship management tools.