Diaconia MDI Liberia

AMAS established Diaconia MDI (microfinance deposit-taking institution) in Monrovia, Liberia in 2012. The bank received its banking license in 2014 and is regulated by the Central Bank of Liberia. Diaconia MDI has been serving clients since March 2015.


Integrity, Professionalism, Sustainability


To offer inclusive, customer-driven financial services that embolden the poor to pursue their dreams.


To be a leader in the socio-economic development efforts of the people of Liberia.

Diaconia MDI is based on the Christian diaconal principle of service to those in need. The purpose of the institution is to improve the livelihood of the poor by developing inclusive financial services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in order to transform lives, build communities, and expand opportunities.

Diaconia MDI is a fully regulated institution registered as a limited liability company in Liberia. The institution focuses on operational and financial sustainability, loan portfolio quality and savings mobilization. Key performance indicators include the number of clients served and job creation in enterprises.

DMDI is the first deposit taking institution (MDI) to be issued a license by the CBL since the issuance and publication of the Regulation in August, 2012. The entry of Diaconia into the financial sector is a further boost to the financial sector.

The Central Bank of Liberia


Approximately 99% of the shares are owned by AMAS.