About Us

Al Tadamun Microfinance Foundation started in 1996 as a Group Guaranteed Lending and Saving pilot project developed by the Egyptian field office of Save the Children USA, in partnership with the Women’s Health Improvement Association (WHIA), which is a local NGO. The project was designed to meet the need of underprivileged Egyptian women micro-entrepreneur for a source of finance to set up, sustain and expand projects, thus generating more income for their families.

In July 2003, Al Tadamun became a fully independent program running under the legal structure of WHIA.

In March 2009, Al Tadamun became an independent foundation under the legal umbrella of the Ministry of Social Solidarity, under number 573 in March, 22, 2009 in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 84 of 2002 and its implementing regulations. In January 2015, Al Tadamun will beocme under the supervision of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority in accordance with the new microfinance law no. 141 of 2014.

Al Tadamun has to-date more than 20 branches in Greater Cairo. Since its inception, the foundation has served almost 250 thousand clients and more than L.E 965 million disbursed loans.

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