To partner with micro and small enterprises and increase access to specialized financial services on a permanent basis while contributing to wealth creation, improvement of people’s living conditions and development of Tanzania’s private sector.
EFC Tanzania is the first deposit taking microfinance institution to be licensed and regulated un- der Bank of Tanzania’s Microfinance Company Charter.

Similar to its peers, EFC Zambia and EFC Uganda, the Institution was established by Développe- ment international Desjardins (Canada) according to their Entrepreneurs Financial Centre (EFC) model. With the high level of financial exclusion at the Micro and SME level, EFC Tanzania’s entre- preneur-financing focus strategically positions it to address the market gap.