Desjardins Internationale Development's microfinance housing experiences in Africa

Author: 

Francois St. Pierre

Publication date: 

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Type: 

  • Presentation

Producer: 

External to ACUI

Document: 

Presentation by Francois St. Pierre, Director: Operations & Credit, Desjardins Internationale Development, as part of the 29th annual conference of the African Union for Housing Finance. The conference addressed a key challenge faced by housing lenders across the continent: raising enough capital to meet the growing demand for housing finance. Hosted by AUHF-member, the Mauritius Housing Company, the AUHF conference included presentations by industry experts, panel discussions focusing on Chinese investment in residential development in Africa, on new investment opportunities and challenges, and on donor investment interest in housing finance in Africa.