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Every family in Guinea dreams of moving ahead in life. But how do you do this if you have no money to invest? The small scale farmers and entrepreneurs in the Guinean countryside do not want to stay behind: with Trias' support they are developing strong community banks.

Step 1: We join the forces of local community banks

To compensate for the lack of financial services, community initiatives exist in many Guinean villages. It concerns small banks, which usually are not profitable. Trias promotes mergers between banks to provide better services to the members in a profitable way.

Step 2: We professionalise the community banks

We give the managers and directors of six community banks opportunities to professionalise their operation. Trias provides solar power for the computers to allow the banks to work in a semi-computerised way. The result is that banks today are already able to finance a large share of their fixed costs themselves.

Step 3: We stimulate innovations in the financial services

Until recently, community banks only offered loans, but today you can also open a savings account. This new service has proved to be very popular in a number of banks. Trias stimulates these innovations because they result in a healthy promotion of entrepreneurship for the local population. 

Thank you for helping us to make our dreams come true!

Support us, as a private individual

By making a one-off donation you support the self-development of entrepreneurial people in Guinea.

Support us, as an organisation

We would be delighted to develop a customised support package for businesses or other organisations that would like to help entrepreneurial people in Guinea move forward. Give Koen Brebels a call on +32 (0)2 548 01 26.

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