Finmark Trust

Finmark Trust


In the current modern and civilised world, the international transfer of capital, goods or services from a country or international organisation is a common occurrence.There are numerous forms of aid, from humanitarian emergency assistance, food aid, military assistance, etc.This aid has also been recognised as crucial to help developing nations and citizens in general. One organisation making the difference in this regard is Finmark Trust.

Established in 2002, Finmark Trust is an independent trust based in Johannesburg and is funded primarily by UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID). Finmark Trusts purpose is making financial markets work for the poor, by promoting financial inclusion and regional financial integration as well as institutional and organisational development.

The purpose of this organisation is achieved by playing a catalyst role to make financial markets accessible, sustainable and inclusive by promoting and supporting policy and institutional change across Africa. Finmark Trust also provides information that encourages financial service providers to understand the potential and characteristics of new market segments, this is closely coupled with promoting financial capability and consumer financial protection.This stable and renowned organisation also promotes growth and integration in the financial services sector in Southern Africa,focusing on SADC member states and contributing to the process of regional policy harmonisation, together with translating and setting best practice through evidence based advocacy.

Finmark Trust can therefore be counted on in the areas of anti-money laundering, agriculture and rural finance, consumer financial empowerment, credit,financial policy and regulation,information and research, housing finance, insurance,long term savings, payment systems, regional financial integration as well as small micro and medium enterprises.

Finmark Trust can be contacted on 0113159197.

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