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The Expo that was themed “Inspiring Real Estate Innovative & Quality Brands” attracted hundreds of visitors most of whom were interested in EFC’s Home Improvement Loan.
AirSave is the winner of the Startup Cup Uganda for 2016. Mr. Henry and his team will be travelling to Accra Ghana for a regional competition and we, at the EFC Uganda limited (MDI) wish him success all the way to the final stage .
Carol Atuhaire is a young lady who has been battling with throat cancer for the last five years. Carol Who is currently feeding through a tube and doesn’t speak dreams of tasting food and hearing her voice someday.
On 14th April 2016 The EFC Business development team was invited to make a presentation at a workshop organized by Uganda Poultry Farmers Association (UPFA) at Nsambya Sharing hall.
The Health is wealth campaign held at Wandegeya on the 16th April, 2016 registered a high turn up from the public. Over 700 People Received Free Treatment On This Day, The event that was graced by medical practitioners, security and media houses
EFC Uganda received a EUR 100,000 grant
from the Entrepreneurial Development Bank
of the Netherlands (FMO). This grant came
in addition to a USD 3 million loan issued
to EFC in November 2015. The agreement
signing ceremony took place at the EFC
To serve its growing clientele, on
2nd November 2015 EFC Uganda moved
its Head Office from Master Wood Plaza in
Ndeeba to Acacia Place in Kololo. Since
its inception in 2012, EFC Uganda has
grown both in terms of departments and
EFC is in talks with Airsave Uganda, the providers of a digital mobile savings solution for mobile phone users in Uganda. Under this arrangement, mobile phone users will be able to register with Airsave.
Harriet Nabagala operates a retail shop in
her garage at home. Over time she was
able to grow the business from her savings.
However, when she heard about the
Women Market Trader loans at EFC Uganda,
she approached the Ndeeba Branch for
Kimbowa Steven is an educational
entrepreneur who owns a school in
Lungujja, a Kampala suburb. Faced with
a financial challenge as he was trying to
secure the school with a fence, he came to
EFC Uganda for a loan. He was advanced
the money and could quickly complete
erecting the fence.
Each and every one of our EFC Uganda Limited (MDI) team represent the spirit of our company: we regard integrity very highly and in this respect, we have a zero tolerance approach to fraud and fraud related practices. We go to great lengths to identify self-starters with diverse experience and skill sets to produce not just an effective workforce, but a well-rounded, talented and complementary team.
Claude Lafond has over 28 years’ experience with the Desjardins Group, the leading
cooperative financial group in Canada, including 13 years with Développement
international Desjardins (DID) which is a world leader in setting up and developing
community finance institutions and currently active in 30 countries..
Rachel Tardif is the DID Technical Advisor, Operations . She has worked for the Desjardins Group for over five years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with specialization in international business from the University of Montréal HEC Business School.
Alain Comeau is DID Technical Advisor, Credit He has over 30 years of experience in the service of savings and credit cooperatives, plus seven years in commercial banking and finance.
Julianna Kayaga is the Human Resource and Administration Manager. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology together with a Certificate in Human Resource Management and Development.
Charlotte Hope is an enrolled Advocate of the High Court
with experience in business law, banking law, human rights and practices, domestic
relations and land transactions. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours)
and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center.
Sylvia has over 10 years work experience in the financial services industry. She holds
a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management from Bhopal (Barkatullah) University and a
Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management, from India. Prior to joining the EFC
team in 2015, she worked as a Country Operations Manager for Bayport Uganda. She
has good expertise in the fields of people and process management, distribution and
sales generation, and business development gained through the various stages of her
Brian Simon Katongole is the Internal Auditor . With more than six years’ experience as an accountant, he is a Certified Financial Consultant registered with the Institute of Financial Consultants of Canada, a qualified Chartered Accountant registered with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA, UK), and is pursuing accreditation with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
EFC Uganda Limited (MDI) offers a wide range of products and financial services that are customized to suit the Ugandan's market. These include access to savings accounts using smart cards as well as commercial and housing loans. Our lending products range in scope from the Market Women Trader Loans, Home Improvement Loans and MSE Loans, while our savings products include Regular Savings Accounts, Premium Savings Accounts and Term Deposit Savings.
Mbabazi Tracy was very excited when EFC Uganda opened its Kololo Branch, as the mobile money business she manages is located nearby. Because the branch was close to her business, it became so convenient for her to do her daily transactions. The interest rates offered on the savings account were attractive and she made up her mind to join the fastest growing Microfinance Institution in Uganda.
Kimbowa Steven is an educational entrepreneur who owns a school in Lungujja, a Kampala suburb. Faced with a financial challenge as he was trying to secure the school with a fence, he came to EFC Uganda for a loan. He was advanced the money and could quickly complete erecting the fence. Students are now very secure because of the fence, thanks to the fast financial intervention from EFC..
Harriet Nabagala operates a retail shop in her garage at home. Over time she was able to grow the business from her savings. However, when she heard about the Women Market Trader loans at EFC Uganda, she approached the Ndeeba Branch for more information. “I was surprised that I could get money in such a short period and yet I was new to microfinance! Thanks to this support..