Investing in Employment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

SANAD Entrepreneurship Academy

Technical Assistance Facility Project Portfolio Tunisia

Name of project Reinforcing Operational Risk Management and Asset and Liability Management
Period 2015
Country Tunisia
Partner institution Bank
Project description and objectives The project assisted the Bank and its risk management department in reinforcing its tools for the management of operational risk within the Bank, through the implementation of a revised risk map and loss-incident database. This work set the stage for the Bank’s planned work in operational risk management, including the creation of advanced risk models. In addition, the project supported the Bank in the development of additional tools for its management of assets and liabilities, allowing the department to expand its model of future asset flows and the banks liquidity position.
Expected results The project supported the bank in reinforcing its management of operational risk and assets, reinforcing the institution in its operations and their efficiency, further strengthening the position of the institution.
 



Name of project Developing a Study to Assess Microfinance Market Potential in Tunisia
Period 2015
Country Tunisia
Partner institution Microfinance Institution
Project description and objectives Under the project, the SANAD TAF assisted the Autorité de Contrôle de la Microfinance (“ACM”), in conducting a focused evaluation and drafting terms of reference (“TOR”) for a study, to determine market potential in the Tunisian microfinance sector.
Expected results The study assisted the ACM to conceptualize, with input from the Microfinance sector, a study to analyze the current status of supply and demand for microcred in Tunisia. 
 



Name of project Maximizing MFI’s Development Impact
Period 2015
Country Tunisia
Partner institution Microfinance Institution
Project description and objectives The project aims to review the non-financial services currently offered by the institution and provide recommendations on how to embed these into the future operations of the NGO.
Expected results As a result a five-year strategic plan for the NGO’s future operations to provide financial literacy and business development services is expected 
 



Name of project Institutionalizing Risk Management
Period 2015
Country Tunisia
Partner institution Microfinance Institution
Project description and objectives The project aims to review the non-financial services currently offered by the institution and provide recommendations on how to embed these into the future operations of the NGO.
Expected results As a result a five-year strategic plan for the NGO’s future operations to provide financial literacy and business development services is expected
 



Name of project Financial Education Capacity Building for Tunisian MFIs
Period 2015
Country Tunisia
Partner institution Microfinance Institutions
Project description and objectives The project supported various microfinance institutions (“MFIs”) with a training of trainers (“ToT”) on financial education for their staff and follow-up coaching and roll-out of financial education courses to their clients, with the goal of empowering Tunisian MFIs as responsible lenders.
Expected results The project raised awareness of responsible finance practices among microcredit providers and their staff, sensitized them to international best practices in financial education, and provided them with the knowledge and material to help their clients grow with them. In doing so, the project represented the beginning of an effort to provide for sustainable financial education service in the microfinance sector.
 



Name of project Support in Setting up a Greenfield Microfinance Institution
Period 2014-2016
Country Tunisia
Partner institution Microfinance Institution
Project description and objectives The project supports the establishment of a Greenfield microfinance institution by funding parts of the TA program necessary for the set-up and operations of the institution. 
Expected results A microfinance institution will be established and running, targeting MSEs with a range of credit products adapted to their needs.
 



Name of project Strengthening Internal Audit and Internal Control
Period 2013-2014
Country Tunisia
Type of activity Risk Management
Partner institution Microfinance Institution
Project description and objectives The project is supporting the institution by reinforcing the capacities of the audit team, improving on the institution’s audit and control policies and manuals, supporting regular internal audits, and developing recommendations for continuing improvements.
Expected results It is expected that the project will reduce the risk exposure of the institution and of the Fund in the medium-term.


 
Initiated
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Advised by
 
  • http://www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de/
  • http://www.finance-in-motion.de/
 
 
Funded by
 
  • http://www.bmz.de/
  • http://ec.europa.eu/
  • http://www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de/