Hope Fund Burundi s.a. targets the low-income population that evolves mainly outside the formal banking system. This target group consists of people who are engaged in income generating activities and/or who are employed. These include women (married women, widows, girls etc) and young people who are not in education such as ex child soldiers. Our customers are both individuals and groups/associations.

We can group ours customers as follows:

  • Merchants
  • Farmers and Breeders
  • Craft makers
  • Fishermen
  • Transformers (agribusiness)
  • Employees
  • Churches
  • Schools
  • Small and medium enterprises
  • Students
  • Young people
  • NGOs

Today, Hope Fund Burundi has 12512 clients including about 9000 at its headquarters and 3462 at its agency in Makamba and 50 at the recently opened Jabe counter. Memberships continue and we expect to have more than 15,000 customers in two years.