Azimut Inclusive Finance provides advisory services and technical assistance in the area of inclusive finance. Legally established in Belgium, Azimut is represented in Rabat, Morocco, and operates mainly on the African continent.
Their mission is to contribute to a better financial inclusion by professionalizing microfinance institutions, helping them unlock their growth potential and compete, in time, with the market leaders.
Active in the African microfinance sector for more than 12 years, the two founders have in-depth knowledge of the sector. Having worked in the field with more than 60 MFIs in 25 African countries, Azimut's directors have developed close contacts with MFIs and key stakeholders. The field and the technical expertise gained from their rating and benchmarking backgrounds, as well as numerous TA assignments, have helped refining their working methods.
Azimut's strong experience is solicited by donors and funders for assistance in their inclusive finance projects and programs.
Theirr professional approach is based on the following principles and values:
Independence is the guarantee of their objectivity in evaluations, support and advisory services;
Azimut aims to work with its clients in the form of partnerships, providing customized services with high value added;
Challenge with integrity the traditional logics of development cooperation to encourage pragmatic solutions that best meet the needs of MFIs;
Develop innovative methodologies, based on the development of creativity and on-the-ground knowledge of their staff.