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MI-BOSPO Tuzla

Bosne srebrene bb
75000 Tuzla
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina 11196
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Contact: Ms.Nejira Nalić, Director
Phone: ++ 387 35 270 283
Fax: ++ 387 35 252 448
URL: www.mi-bospo.org
Email: mi-bospo@mi-bospo.org
MI-BOSPO Tuzla

In 1995, the Danish Refugee Council established BOSPO, a humanitarian organization. BOSPO started providing micro loans to women displaced by the war in 1996 with support from the World Bank. Since 1999, BOSPO has been an affiliate of Women's World Banking. The organization operates with 147 employees in 28 locations.

Program

MI-BOSPO utilizes two different lending methodologies:

Client Population

MI-BOSPO serves more than 29,000 women entrepreneurs in the north-eastern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Sarajevo and the Banja Luka regions. Clients of MI-BOSPO are clearly defined according to the scope of their business activity:

Impact

The Microcredit Organisation MI-BOSPO Tuzla offers financial services to women entrepreneurs. MI-BOSPO believes that women always invest into the improvement of their living conditions and childrens' education, and that by increasing the generation of family income they make possible a more humane approach to the solution of problems within the communities in which they live and work.

MI-BOSPO economically empowers women, because the economically empowered woman can better influence social change and contribute to a better quality of life within her family.

Story

MI-BOSPO Tuzla
Šerifa Sendić has been the owner of the travel agency “Šeriam” in Gradačac for more then 9 years. “Traveling with Šerifa is more than a joy,” is a comment often heard in Gradačac. When Šerifa was considering expanding her business, she contacted MI-BOSPO, because of their history of providing financial services to business women and their families. Full Story

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