DIG managed a ten-year, USD 14 million program in Haiti comprising a USD 8 million housing finance facility (Rebati) co-financed by the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF). The Rebati facility played a vital role in long-term reconstruction efforts by providing a systemic solution to finance the construction and repair of homes and businesses through Haiti’s existing financial sector infrastructure, with a specific focus on the country’s working poor.
Financial Inclusion and Economic Growth Project
In 2007, DIG secured its second contract with Tameer Microfinance Bank in Pakistan for the provision of technical assistance under the umbrella of CGAP Retail Advisory Services (RAS) program. To further support Tameer’s shift from a typical bank model using outreach and relationship teams to a more traditional MFI model using loan officers, DIG conducted a needs assessment of the organization; designed, carried out, and analyzed a market demand assessment; and provided intensive training and technical assistance.
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, HFP was a three-year, multi-country contract to test and explore innovations in the field of housing finance for the poor.
Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA) – Under USAID’s Water II IQC, SUWASA aimed to promote innovative reforms and sustainable financing for water and sanitation.
The USAID-funded Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Project aimed to enhance the lives of more than 1 million Kenyans through access to improved sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. The KIWASH Project promoted the scale-up of market-based WASH service delivery models. As a subcontractor to DAI, DIG assessed and strengthened the capacity of hundreds of small-scale, private water and sanitation providers (WSPs) to offer WASH services and products in nine focus counties. DIG led this work in close collaboration with the respective county governments. Ultimately, the KIWASH Project resulted in healthier and more prosperous communities throughout Kenya.
With funding from USAID through the Tijara Program, Louis Berger Group (LBG) contracted DIG to offer a comprehensive training of trainers (TOT) program in Iraq. Focusing on CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) courses, DIG helped provide real-life training opportunities for microfinance practitioners from Iraq. DIG updated CGAP’s training courses in both English and …
The city of Dakar, Senegal, hired DIG to help it launch its first municipal bond. DIG is providing technical and monitoring assistance to the municipality, which expects to raise a maximum of USD 40 million through a five-year bond scheduled to be offered in 2015.
DIG provided comprehensive on-site technical assistance and senior management to support Emkan in its goal of becoming one of the largest microfinance institutions in Lebanon.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) contracted DIG to provide ACAD with the systems, tools, and training to respond and comply with AML/CFT requirements in the West Bank and Gaza.
DIG was contracted by Shelter Afrique, a regional housing finance institution based in Kenya, for assistance in achieving compliance with the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) best practices on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).