Caribbean Microfinance Alliance

James Belgrave Micro Enterprise Development Fund (BELfund)

Institution Contact Details
Name of Institution James Belgrave Micro Enterprise Development Fund (BELfund)
Postal Address P. O. BOX CP 6327, Castries, Saint Lucia
Country Saint Lucia
Telephone 1-758-451-6069/8858
Fax 1-758-451-6068
Email cpaul@belfundstlucia.com
Website Address www.belfundstlucia.com
Skype N/A
Contact Persons Ms. Camille Paul, General Manager
Mr. Fabian Isaac, Training & Business Support Officer
Category Of Membership Application Micro-finance Provider
General Institutional Information
Current Legal Status Incorporated as a company
Objectives To promote sustainable development through micro enterprise development projects for individuals, families and groups among the less privileged sectors of society.
Brief History Established by the Government of Saint Lucia in the year 2000, BELfund provides loan funding, training, business support and other support services to the poor and deprived micro entrepreneurs who are desirous of establishing their own micro businesses to assist themselves and their families. To date we have provided loan funding to 935 persons to the tune of $12 million dollars.
Ownership Government of Saint Lucia
Microfinance Operations The provision of loans funding, business training, business support and technical assistance
Main Funding Sources Government of Saint Lucia
Main Challenges Funding and Portfolio Management/Delinquency
Other Networks N/A

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