Motivated by the Central Bank Microfinance Strategy that encourages banks to offer MF services to the economically active poor, the Sudanese French Bank, one of the more established banks since 1979, made its decision in 2009, to specialize in MF service delivery. In doing so, the Sudanese French bank recently commissioned Unicons to formulate the business plan for its newly formed Microfinance Unit. The business plan is to ensure the implementation of effective demand driven microfinance operations with a clear understanding of the stakeholders’ strategic vision and goals. The ultimate objective being the maximization of outreach while meeting the diversified needs of the targeted clients in a cost-effective manner that will achieve operational and financial sustainability (read more) The objective of the Sudanese French Bank (SFB) assignment is the preparation of a business plan that sets the stage for its newly formed Microfinance Unit to provide microfinance services in the region of Khartoum Sta ...