Latin America

Dominican Republic


In the Dominican Republic, DGRV works together with AIRAC (Asociación de Instituciones Rurales de Ahorro y Crédito), an association of rural savings and credit cooperatives.

About the project


At meso level, DGRV supports the association with a number of different softwares, for example”Alerta Temprana”, a software to monitor the financial metrics of its member cooperatives.

At micro level, DGRV provides AIRAC with the software “Social Balance” and “Strategic Planning” in order to implement it at its member cooperatives.

Social Development Goals


In particular, the project contributes to the achievement of the SDG 9.

Partner


Association of Rural Credit Unions (Asociación de Instituciones Rurales de Ahorro y Crédito – AIRAC)

AIRAC is an advocacy group and offers various services to its members. The association advises, monitors and provides training for its member cooperatives with the aim of promoting their socio-economic development.

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