EFC Uganda

EFC Uganda Limited (MDI) (“EFCU” or “the Company”) is a licensed Microfinance Deposit-taking Institution (“MDI”) in Uganda. It was created in 2012 by Développement Desjardins International (“DID”) to provide access to financial services for the underserved SME market segment. The company operates in Kampala with a head office, two branches and five business service centers. EFCU is supervised by the Bank of Uganda.

General information

BorrowerEFC Uganda Limited (MDI)
Head officeKampala
Founded13 December 2011
Active on Lendahand since 1 April 2019

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Financial information per 2019-04-01

Portfolio Overview€5,889,789
Equity / total assets31.00%
Write-off ratio last 12 months4.10%
% investment amount in arrears (>90 days)1.60%

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Most recently funded project

Entrepreneur Financial Centre 12

With a loan of EUR 50,000 EFC will be able to provide capital to Mpererwe Tula Road Association so they can purchase more farmland for their members, where they can rear cattle and other animals like goats and sheep.

  • Local partner investment
  • 5 new jobs
  • 96 people reached



12 months



Annualized interest
Fully funded in 2 hours on 25 September 2020.