Our current clients include managers and staff, board members, donors, institutional investors, affiliate network representatives, staff of private voluntary organizations, consultants, and researchers. IDEAS seeks to assist these clients to better hear the needs and preferences of the poor and lower income persons so as to more effectively assist them in their own process of empowerment. The IDEAS team provides services to six categories of institutional clients in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. The following table displays different types of clients and a sample of the specific institutions to which services have been provided. 

National associations of microfinance institutions Large Private Voluntary Organizations (PVOs) based in USA or global north Donors and financial institutions lending to micro-finance institutions For profit entities interested in & promoting international development Local or national level NGOs and national microfinance institutions University programs at the graduate level
SEEP Network (members in USA & Canada) CARE USA Calvert Foundation Progressive Asset Management Sinapi Aba Trust of Ghana (Opportunity International affiliate) Southern New Hampshire University
ASOMIF of Nicaragua Catholic Relief Services Partners for the Common Good Mangement Services International & CARANA Fundación 4i2000 (World Vision affiliate in Nicaragua) American U. School of Internat Studies
ALPIMED of El Salvador Katalysis & its affiliates in four countries of Central Am. Oikocredit (Ecumenical Dev. Coop. Society) – Netherlands LFS Financial Systems GmbH of Germany AGAPE of Columbia (Opportunity affiliate) U. of Miami North-South Center
COPEME of Peru OXFAM International and its affiliates NOVIB of Netherlands INFORED of El Salvador FUNDEA of Guatemala & FADEMYPE of El Salvador (ACT of Belgium affiliates) Tulane U & Union Institute & University
PHILNET of Philippines MEDA of Canada UNCDF/SUM Enlace of El Salvador PRESTANIC of Nicaragua Universidad Don Bosco
COVELO of Honduras Freedom from Hunger Puerto Rico Com. Fnd. City of Kingston Credit Union AGAPE of Columbia (Opportunity Int.) Universidad Americana – Nicaragua

For information on how your institution can become one of our clients, please communicate with our Programmatic Office listed on the Contact Us page.