It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you our Flagship Non Governmental Micro credit Institution-
Farmers Development Union [FADU]
FADU is a membership structured micro credit institution with membership of about 500000 Artisans, Farmers, Small Scale Traders present in 29 States of Nigeria. Its membership structure comprises of 60% Women and 40% Men.
We operate a refined Cooperative model known as the FADU Community Association (FCA)- Membership operated Community Bank and the FADU Community Societes( FCS).
FADU has through these mechanisms, taken various programmes of immense economic benefit to the economically active poor in rural communities. We do this in partnership with highly universally recognized empowerment driven home and international partners such as; FORD Foundation, Bread For The World, Oxfam Novib Nigeria, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria ( CRIN), Continaf Nigeria ( Now Tulip), Health Alive Foundation amongst others.
We are at the forefront of ensuring a better living standard for the economically active poor in rural communities in Nigeria.
With 88 well trained staff, FADU with Headquarters in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria, is poised to positively contribute her quota in the Federa Government Of Nigeria’s bid towards reducing unemployment rate and boosting the economic and social mainstay of its citizenry especially those in far flung rural communities.
We are committed in deploying limited resources and positively utilizing beneficial partnerships in realizing our lofty objectives-
‘A better world for All.’
FADU o!, Ajose wa ni!