Microfinance Philippines Financing Company "One Puhunan" is a young, transparent and professionally managed MFI that gained sizeable market share in the Philippine microfinance market within nearly three years of existence supported by CreditAccess Asia, a solid and well-capitalized group in the Netherlands.
One Puhunan provides financial services to low income individuals, micro and small businesses which are not served by traditional banking instructions. FMOa€™s financing will support further growth of the companya€™s loan portfolio in the region of Mindanao and Bicol.
MFIs play a pivotal role promoting economic growth for the Base of the Pyramid by providing finance to micro and small entrepreneurs. One Puhunan is a growing MFI in a Lower Middle Income Country where financing of these entrepreneurs has development impact.
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF FMO
Communities who believe they will be negatively affected by a project funded by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) may be able to file a complaint with the Independent Complaints Mechanism, which is the joint independent accountability mechanism of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment Corporation (KfW) . A complaint can be filed in writing, by email, post, or online. The complaint can be filed in English or any other language of the complainant. The Independent Complaints Mechanism is comprised of a three-member Independent Expert Panel and it can provide either problem-solving, compliance review or both, in either order. Additional information about this accountability mechanism, including a guide and template for filing a complaint, can be found at: https://www.fmo.nl/