Success indicators

Swisscontact’s monitoring and impact measurement system is aligned with internationally recognized best practices i.e the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) standard. The IFP programme results suggest that participation in the diverse integrated development strategies had some impressive overall projected outcomes on various indicators such as household and individual welfare, asset expenditure levels, the development of income-generating activities, education expenses, access to health services and the quality of housing. 

2013 – 2016

  • 980 Mavuno groups were formed comprising 23,557 members. The groups saved CHF 665,181 and disbursed loans amounting to CHF 1,352,338.
  • 2,413 students (1,203 female) enrolled for the microfinance skills course and graduated from universities in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
  • 47 newly registered SACCOs with a membership of 99,977 went through capacity building under the SACCO Startup kit designed by Swisscontact and as a result, they mobilized deposits worth CHF 12,724,797 and issued loans worth CHF 14,724,450.
  • 8 SACCOs and 1 housing cooperative went through institutional development and developed 17 savings and loan products to meet the demand of the financial institution members. The financial institutions mobilized deposits worth CHF 16,068,628 and disbursed loans valued at CHF 19,914,017.
  • 22,605 leases on productive assets worth CHF 14,302,491 were issued to smallholder farmers and MSMEs. 

2017 – 2020

  • 15,034 beneficiaries (9,953 female) accessed services and products facilitated by the project in Kenya and Tanzania.
  • 11,266 beneficiaries (7,467 female) realized an average additional income of CHF 1302 in Kenya and Tanzania.
  • 10,541 beneficiaries (6,795 female) received leases on productive assets worth CHF 3,397,914 in Kenya and Tanzania.
  • 15,034 beneficiaries (9,953 female) beneficiaries mobilized and cumulatively saved CHF 2,735,950 with Mavuno and SACCOs and loaned out CHF 5,320,393 in Kenya and Tanzania.