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Village Savings & Credit Association

Contact Address:
Village Savings & Credit
Association of Gambia

Visaca Promotion Centre (VPC)
(Brikama Highway)
PO Box 2338, Serrekunda
West Coast Region
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: 4373012 / 5678000 

Fax:     4390969 / 5678004 

The VISACA is the official micro-finance organisation that represents the network of smaller financial institutions throughout the Gambia. The grassroots body was founded in 1988 by French (CIDR) International Centre for Development & Research & by a German development bank (Kreditanstalt Fuer Wiederanfbau - KfW).

The project's aim is to encourage autonomous, financial associations at the village level in order to funnel cash savings at enterprise loans for villages under their own local area; with the ultimate with the object of increasing income levels of communities to improve their standard of living. The promotion centre for VISACAs also aims to extend the network of VISACA's microfinancing schemes in partnership with other organizations and to strengthen their development.

Local Community Areas of Operation:
The Visaca Promotion Centre works with people in the Central River Region (CRR), Western Region (WR, North Bank Region (NBR), Lower River Region (LRR) & Upper River Region (URR).


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