ADFIAP is feature network at U.K. ‘s CDFA annual event

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ADFIAP was invited by the United Kingdom’s Community Development Finance Association (CDFA) as a feature network for its annual conference, “Money £or Change” held on June 20-22, 2007 in Ashford, Kent.

ADFIAP, represented by its Secretary General, Octavio B. Peralta, made a presentation of the Association’s mission, achievements and activities at the conference, which has now become the UK’s premier event in the community development finance field. About 220 delegates from CDFA’s over 70 member-institutions, partners and supporting organizations attended the event.

Supporting the event were SEEDA, Lloyds TSB, Charity Bank, Triodos Bank and the European Union. Other conference partners were Regeneration & Renewal, New Start and Social Enterprise, Microfinance Centre, National Housing Federation, Transact, the European Microfinance Network and ADFIAP.

The CDFA is the UK trade association for community development finance institutions (CDFIs) which are sustainable, independent financial institutions that provide capital and support to enable individuals or organizations to develop and create wealth in disadvantaged communities or under-served markets.

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