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Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision of SBFIC East Africa



We pursue to improve lives in East Africa by sustainably promoting financial inclusion.


We are leading consultants and partners for the financial retail service sector in East Africa. Based on the expertise of German Savings Banks Finance Group we support building the capacity of our partner institutions to become self-sustainable and professional organizations, thus assisting them to enhance economic opportunities of the poor.


SBFIC has been established in 1992 with the mission to make the Savings Banks Finance Group’s expertise accessible to similar financial institutions in developing and transition countries. To this end, SBFIC provides state-of-the-art training and consultancy services to its partner institutions around the globe.


SBFIC aims to enhance the professional capacity of its partner institutions, empowering them to offer their customers permanent access to financial services. In particular micro small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), but also poor population strata and social fringe groups belong to the target groups of SBFIC’s partner institutions. Focusing business operations in the NSMEs sector and small-income earners actually benefits the partner institutions themselves : serving small businesses and private clients allows to generate stable and sufficient profits on a sustainable basis.


SBFIC mainly focusses worldwide on the areas

1. Capacity Development
2. Financial Literacy
3. MSME Finance
4. Institution Building
5. Rural Finance
6. Green Finance


Partnership : We work with our partner organizations at eye level, thus being equally responsible for the success of our collaboration. We share our knowledge with our partners and maintain flexibility to adopt to a rapidly changing environment and to serve our partners at best.

Reliability : Our partners can rely on our commitment, target-orientation, quality of work, and timeliness. We build our partnerships on a basis of trustworthiness and high ethical standards.

Excellence : We provide tailor-made solutions and state-of-the-art services. Our projects are driven by professional expertise, creativity and innovation. Our excellence in all aspects of financial retail services is based on more than 230 years’ experience of the Savings Banks Finance Group.

Sustainability : Creating sustainable solutions is our nature, proven by the success story of the Savings Banks Finance Group. We strive for long term based collaboration with our partners. We are convinced that our holistic approach is the key to sustainability.

Passion : We believe that we can change lives through enhancing financial inclusion in East Africa. We are driven by this conviction. We are passionate to make a difference.