Our commitment to social impact has not gone unnoticed. SEF has earned top accreditation for a relentless focus on our clients’ wellbeing.
M-CRIL (MICRO-CREDIT RATINGS INTERNATIONAL)
SEF receives social rating of ‘alpha’, indicating “strong social commitment, very good systems, evidence for good adherence to social mission and values.” Read more
SEF is recognized with ‘Achiever’ milestone: “An Achiever institution demonstrates that it meets expectations in all three areas of outreach, adapted services, and tracking of client progress. Its results show a significant positive impact on many of its clients’ lives.” Read more
WHOLE PLANET FOUNDATION
SEF Development Facilitator Humbelani Tshikoliso wins Field Officer Appreciation Award Grand Prize: “…these individuals have gone above and beyond the call of duty to truly live the mission of the organizations where they work and the clients whom they serve.” Read more
CERISE SOCIAL AUDIT
“SEF treats its clients in a very responsible way, providing transparent, fair and respectful services, protecting the customers’ interests at all times… Procedures and credit documents are very transparent, and customers benefit from a strong client protection (e.g. in case of arrears or illness).” Read more
SEF wins the Pioneer Award for its groundbreaking work in South Africa.
SEF is declared a ‘standout organization’ with “an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good”; “SEF stands out from other microfinance institutions for its strong commitment to self-evaluation.” Read more