Rural Impulse Fund


Rural Impulse Fund (RIF I) is a Luxembourg-based investment fund for rural microfinancing. Through debt and equity investments, it invests in commercial MFIs that offer financial services in disadvantaged rural areas.


  • Investment amount (€):

    USD 3.5 million

    Registered offices: Luxembourg Beneficiary countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Cambodia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Tajikistan, Tanzania

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  • Nature of intervention :

    Debt & Equity

  • Development impacts :

    • 1 — expansion of microfinance industry
    • 2 — contributing to poverty reduction