Caribbean Microfinance Alliance

National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) Limited

Cletus Joseph, Executive Director
Institution Contact Details
Name of Institution National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) Limited
Postal Address 9 Great Marlborough Street, P.O. Box 313, Roseau
Country Commonwealth of Dominica
Telephone 767-448-3240, 767-441-8631, 767-449-8825, 767-449-8141
Fax 767-448-0225
Website Address
Skype N/A
Contact Persons Cletus Joseph - Executive Director
Oliver Henderson - Chairman
Category Of Membership Application Microfinance Provider
General Institutional Information
Current Legal Status Registered legal entity
Objectives - To assist entrepreneurs to start, expand or improve their business;
- To contribute to the poverty reduction and human resource development;
- To provide assistance to enterprises relating to agro-processing, selective agriculture, as well as other productive manufacturing and industrial enterprises.
Brief History The NDFD is a private, non-profit development institution established in 1981 as a company limited by guarantee under the laws of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Ownership The NDFD is administered by a voluntary Board of Directors of at least nine members. The day to day management of the foundation is the responsibility of the Executive Director assisted by a small number of staff members.
Microfinance Operations Provision of credit
Advisory services
Main Funding Sources The Government of Dominica, The Dominica Social Security, Dominica Agricultural Industrial & Development Bank, European Union, USAID & CIDA
Main Challenges Inadequate funds to lend
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