Investing for a brighter future

Cordaid Investment Management is an impact-first investor with over 25 years of experience in underserved markets. By investing in microfinance institutions and small and medium-sized enterprises across the globe, we aim to create a brighter future for people living in underserved countries. As an impact-first investor, we are committed to creating additionality by providing access to finance to communities where otherwise it would not be possible to foster financial inclusion and sustainable economic growth.

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Our impact in 2022


MIL EUR assets under management


Fragile & emerging countries




Microentrepreneurs reached by MFIs


Female clients


Rural clients


Jobs created and supported by SMEs


Farmers reached by agri-SMEs
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Our mission

Create a sustainable and positive impact by investing in microfinance institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises, promoting financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, and employment, and supporting sustainable development in the most fragile and underserved communities.

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Areas we invest in

Our impact lenses
  • Women-lens

    Focus on women empowerment, in line to international gender-smart principles

  • Youth-lens

    Focus on empowering youth through African SME pipeline

  • Climate-lens

    Focus on mitigation through increase finance in clean energy

  • Agriculture

    Focus on sustainable agriculture and inclusion of rural communities

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