BlueOrchard IMPACT SUMMIT 2018

Finding ways to unlock the resources required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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BlueOrchard Impact Report 2019/2020

The way forward

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TEDxZurich: Small Money – Big Impact

Peter Fanconi had the pleasure to participate at the last TEDxZurich Event to talk about how we can "include the excluded".

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BlueOrchard Faces

Have you ever wondered who are the people behind BlueOrchard?

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Microentrepreneurs financed

To date, we have provided access to financial and related services to over 37 million low-income worldwide. Every 10 seconds BlueOrchard initiates a loan to a micro-entrepreneur in one of 80 emerging countries.

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Ending global poverty

Huge progress is being made in the fight to end extreme poverty, with less than 1 billion people living in extreme poverty today. Every 2 seconds, one less person lives in extreme poverty:

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  • USD 6bn invested
  • Pioneering impact investing since 2001

among the 39mn micro-entrepreneurs served by our institutions

German book

Small Money – Big Impact

Drawing on BlueOrchard’s unique expertise, this book explains how microfinance works and why. It illustrates through the experience of individuals, facts and figures the worldwide impact of microfinance.

English book

German version now available here.

Now also available 
in English here.

  • Investments in over 80 emerging markets
  • Over 475 MFIs financed

Our Global Impact

Founded in 2001, BlueOrchard has invested USD 6 billion in over 80 emerging and frontier markets across Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa. Our vision is to foster financial inclusion and shared prosperity worldwide.

Our Impact