Microcredit Foundation EKI (MCF EKI) was established as a result of
the Micro-Credit Program of World Vision International (WVI) in 1996.
The first branch office of the WVI Micro-Credit Programs WVI was started
in Zenica, and four years later WVI expanded their operations at seven
more locations in the Federation and the Republic of Srpska.
In March 2001, a local microcredit organization was registered under
the name Microcredit Organization EKI (MCO EKI). It operated under that
name until 2008 when the Microcredit Organization EKI changed
registration title into a Microcredit Foundation EKI and it operates
under that same name until today and has 69 EKI branch offices with over
EKI is today one of the leading microcredit institutions in
BiH, and currently has more than 40,000 customers who use loans in the
value of over 120 million BAM.
EKI's loans and services aim to start up and improve agriculture,
small business and commercial activities.
Since the beginning of its operations, EKI has been working on
creating a strong and financially sustainable institution that will
reinvest its profit into additional loan capital.