What we Do
The overall aim of the Trust is to provide greater access for more people to engage with the financial system throughout Tanzania. This objective ties in closely with Mkukuta and the Government's Second Generation Financial Sector Reform Programme. The Trust thus contributes to delivering many of the Government';s poverty reduction strategies.
Our focus is entirely on financial sector deepening. We support the three pillars of financial sector development:
SME FINANCE INNOVATION CHALLENGE FUND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (ROUND TWO)
SME Finance ICF issued this challenge to financial service providers (banks and non-banks) in June 2011 to test and develop innovative business models that will deliver new products and better services to underserved SMEs. The ICF is a risk-sharing mechanism. By financing up to half of the cost of developing… More
- Expanding the scale and viability of financial institutions and related transactions
- Financial sector infrastructure, especially the crucial task of capacity-building
- The policy, legal and regulatory framework.
The Trust takes a market-making approach to its work. This means dedication to making markets work, especially for the poor.
Who we Are
The FSDT has been established by five government donors: Canada, the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, in close collaboration with the Bank of Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania... Read More