The number-one partner
for small businesses.

See Baobab in action

Baobab is a financial services group with operations in eight countries on the African continent and one province of China. Via its subsidiaries, Baobab provides financial services to half a million small businesses, fulfilling its mission of broadening access to finance among those underserved by traditional banks. Our global range of products includes micro-loans, savings solutions, transaction and daily banking services as well as innovative banking products like mobile payments, buy-now-pay later plans and digital nano loans. 

Our 4,000 team members work together to make financial services more accessible, inclusive and transparent.

Key figures


Loans Originated

in 2022

1,032  Billion

disbursed to our customers

in 2022


Active Customers


Female Customers

Our impact

Despite the challenges of 2021, the Baobab Group emerged with excellent performance. 

Discover the 2021 annual report.

Meet our entrepreneurs


« In 2018, I contacted Baobab for the financial services offered, adapted to micro entrepreneurs. In the same year, I obtained my first loan which allowed...

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Baobab Senegal x Wave Senegal Partnership

December 15, 2022

Since December 2022, Baobab Senegal has entered into a partnership with Wave, a leading mobile money provider in Africa. As part of this partnership, Baobab’s...

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BAFI Awards 2022: Baobab Nigeria honored as Microfinance Bank of the Year

November 30, 2022

Baobab Nigeria has been awarded the Microfinance Bank of the Year for the second consecutive year at the 2022 Banking and Financial Institutions Awards (BAFI)...

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Sale of Baobab Tunisia to El Hayadek

September 27, 2022

The sale of Baobab Tunisia to the El Hayadek Group was endorsed during a Board of Directors meeting held on September 27, 2022.  Through El...

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operating as a community to drive impactful change in the daily lives of people
around the world. Want to make a difference?


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