Our history

Awards granted to the Foundation

Pacto Empresarial por la Equidad 2019

Accreditation as an institution that promotes gender equality and endorses the Pacto – Alcaldía de Santiago de Cali

Premios Portafolio 2018

Category: contribution to the community. Recognition of the effort and commitment to the comprehensive empowerment of women entrepreneurs in situations of socioeconomic vulnerability in Valle del Cauca.

Human Rights Leader Award 2018

Awarded by the Canadian Embassy in Colombia, for the promotion of gender equality, economic empowerment, and the rights of women, adolescents, and girls.

Favorece a la vivencia de los derechos de la mujer, las niñas y la equidad de género 2017. Reconocimiento Alcaldía de Cali y Secretaria de Equidad de Género.

Reconocimiento Alcaldía de Cali y Secretaría de Equidad de Género.

Premios Portafolio 2015

Nomination “Contribution to the community”.

Impúlsate 2015

Commendation for contributing to the economic development of the municipality of Yumbo.

Premios Colombia en Línea 2014

Nomination for Best Social Inclusion Content.

MIX Market and IDB acknowledge the Foundation, 2014

Ranked among the top 10 microfinance institutions (MFIs) in terms of portfolio quality, as well as among the top 10 most efficient MFIs in the average balance per loan over USD 500 category.

Award for Excellence in Microfinance in Latin America and “Support for Microenterprises” prize 2003

Awarded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

“First collateralized loan obligation backed by microfinance institution loans” award, 2004

Awarded by BlueOrchard Finance S.A. with OPIC.

Mejor gestión de apoyo a los empresarios colombianos 2005 -2006

Microenterprise category awarded by Bancoldex.

La Cruz de Plata de la Orden Nacional 2005

Presidencia de la República de Colombia

La Cruz de Bronce Concejo de Santiago de Cali 2005

As an exemplary effort before Cali’s public because of its permanent work to benefit low-income microentrepreneurs.

Premio Carlos Lleras Restrepo 1999- 1998

Category of best financial intermediary for microenterprises, category for nation Foundations and NGOs.

Where are we?

Carrera 63A # 5-28, Barrio Cañaveralejo.
Cali, Colombia

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Reference points
Between the Pampalinda and Refugio stations.

Telephon number
(602) 387 68 60 – Opción: 1