The Association of Microfinance Institutions- Kenya (AMFI-K) is a member-based institution, registered in 1999 under the Societies Act by the leading MFIs in Kenya, with the aim to build the capacity of the Kenyan microfinance industry. The main reasons for its establishment is the need for MFIs to have a common voice; to lobby government for favorable policies; to share information and experiences and to link up and network with both local and international actors.
To champion the aspirations of microfinance institutions through advocacy, capacity building, networking and linkages and research.
To be the network of choice that promotes a conducive environment for microfinance providers in Kenya.
to enhance collective action by its members and other stakeholders for an enabling policy and regulatory environment for the microfinance industry in Kenya.
To strengthen the capacity of MFIs in delivering appropriate and sustainable microfinance services to low income people, through organization and coordination of workshops and trainings
provide regular platforms for her members to enhance effective collaboration among themselves and with other development actors and relevant stakeholders.
To provide members with timely and quality research and information that help underpin the policy and advocacy agenda, and facilitate industry product design and decision-making processes