Tunisia Programs - Overview

Key FSVC Indicators for Tunisia from 2011 - 2014: 

           43      1,102     7,261
   Projects Completed  People Impacted  Pro-Bono Hours

Promoting Fiscal Transparency (2012 - Present) 

With support from the U.S. Department of State, FSVC is providing technical assistance to fight corruption and promote fiscal transparency in Tunisia and Libya.  In Tunisia, FSVC is working with government ministries on how to design, negotiate and present a budget, and work with civil society organizations to strengthen their capacity to advocate for greater fiscal transparency in this area.   

Leader of a civil society movement in Tunisia that promotes transparency and citizen participation in the oversight of public affairs.  

Increasing Access to Finance for Small Businesses (2011 - 2013) 

In partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and U.S. Embassy Tunis, FSVC
 implemented a technical assistance program to promote private sector development in Tunisia.  The program focused on working with banks to increase lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), developing the venture capital sector, and improving the legal and regulatory environment for financing entrepreneurs.

Tunisian entrepreneur receiving prize from representative from a local bank, at FSVC business plan competition in Medenine.