AFOS Foundation initiates the establishment of a multi-stakeholder platform for the Nigerian Agricultural sector to create and sustain viable partnerships with relevant stakeholders of the Agric industry and to sustain the good results and impact of our work in the
Livelihood Enhancement Programme for Small Scale Farmers in Nigeria Targets over 60,000 Smallholder Farmers
Through our AGRAR project Phase II in Nigeria, AFOS INGO is dedicated to building the capacity of smallholder farmers in Nigeria through a tailor-made trainingprogrammefocusing on agronomic practices, business management, and financial management in order to increase their output and
With tremendous results that are motivating in phase I of the Agric project, AFOS INGO has received approval for the AGRAR project phase II… Livelihoods and job opportunities are improved across the Nigerian agricultural sector by boosting the efficiency of
In response to the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on micro agricultural entrepreneurs, AFOS provides equipment financing and training systems in and for the food industry… Agriculture in Nigeria has been adversely affected by the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. The
With the support of BMZ through a new COVID-19 funding increase, AFOS addresses the topics of business continuity and basic medical care through microinsurance… The project objective is to address the issue of business continuity in microfinance banks and to
The AFOS Foundation for Entrepreneurial Development Cooperation (registered in Nigeria as “African Trust Funds Entrepreneurial Development“) is a German based autonomous and charitable foundation developed to support micro and small businesses and the rising middle class in developing and emerging nations. Set up in 2003 by members of the Confederation of Catholic Entrepreneurs (BKU) and its network, the Foundation grew out of the BKU’s joint initiative “Afrika Fonds für Selbständigkeit” (Africa Fund for Autonomy) (AFOS) with the Catholic aid organizations MISEREOR and Kolping International.
AFOS Foundation promotes access to micro financing and financial services, vocational training, advice on product development, marketing and quality assurance. Founded upon the principles of subsidiarity, human dignity, the common good and solidarity, AFOS Foundation strives to assist entrepreneurial activities locally and awaken the forces inherent in people everywhere enabling them to share in the productivity models developed in the “West” and so qualify them to generate their own wealth because responsible entrepreneurs are the best development workers. Guided by Christian social ethics and self-help, the Foundation is combatting the causes of flight by means of economic development cooperation to “help people to help themselves” We are convinced, that entrepreneurial initiative generates value, creates stable and sustainable incomes and workplaces – and is development
AFOS Foundation funds its activities with private donations and public grants, particularly from the Federal German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
With the drive to promote entrepreneurial initiatives that enable sustainable family lives, food security and wealth creation in both urban and rural areas, AFOS Foundation have Since 2003 demonstrated dedicated support to Micro, Medium and Small businesses in Nigeria using a multi-stakeholder approach that involves partnership with reputable Agribusiness companies, the microfinance industry, and smallholder farmers in different communities in Nigeria along the value chains poultry, aquaculture and crop & pulses.
Because agriculture and microfinance are proven tools that promote entrepreneurial growth, the AFOS Foundation mobilizes expertise and funds, and at the same time, help to further develop and professionalize its partners’ work through change management, organizational development and talent management processes.
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AFOS Foundation for Entrepreneurial Development Cooperation
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