Signature of a technical assistance contract between the FPM ASBL and the AKIBA YETU COOPEC
The FPM ASBL, represented by its Director General, Mr Jean-Claude THETIKA, signed a technical assistance contract with the AKIBA YETU Savings and Credit Cooperative, represented by the Chairman of its Board of Directors and its Manager, Mr Claude KASIGWA and Mr Henry MUZALIWA respectively, on Wednesday 27 April 2022 in Kinshasa.
By signing this technical assistance partnership, the FPM ASBL (FPM’s technical assistance vehicle) and the AKIBA YETU COOPEC have decided to continue their joint contribution to the provision of better financial services for micro and small enterprises and low-income people in the city of Goma in North Kivu.
The partnership is expected to achieve three main objectives :
(i) The development of the scope of activities (in number and volume);
(ii) Improving operational efficiency by strengthening the capacity of the teams;
(iii) Improving the institution’s reputation and positioning in the market.
Created in 2008, the AKIBA YETU COOPEC is operational in Goma and aims to improve the social well-being of low-income populations. Its mission is to offer secure savings services to its members and to grant loans at competitive rates, in order to fight poverty and promote the socio-economic development of the population of North Kivu.