Who We Are

The Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU)

The Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU) is an umbrella organisation of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Uganda. AMFIU was founded in November 1996, through the collaboration of several organisations with interest in microfinance. The main reasons for its establishment were the needs for MFIs to have a common voice; to lobby government for favourable policies; to share information and experiences; and to link up and network with both local and international actors.

By end of December 2023, AMFIU had a membership of 167 institutions, comprising of both the ordinary and associate members. Ordinary membership is for institutions that are engaged in direct delivery of microfinance services as core or significant activity, and associate membership for other microfinance stakeholders and service providers that support the microfinance industry in different ways such as donors, consultants, Universities and MIS providers who may either be organizations or individuals.

To be a strong, sustainable, and professional network of microfinance stakeholders in Uganda.

To provide demand driven and inclusive services that enhance the sustainability, growth and development of the microfinance sector.

AMFIU’s activities are driven by 6 core organization values listed below:

  • Team work
  • Reliability
  • Accountability
  • Member focus
  • Professionalism