AMIR is the only umbrella body for microfinance institutions in Rwanda that seeks to build a flourishing microfinance sector in Rwanda through different areas of Advocacy and Information, research and development, responsible finance, performance monitoring and capacity building. Currently, AMIR has 108 active members, serving poor and middle class families throughout the country.

The Association of Micro Finance Institutions in Rwanda, AMIR was created in June 2007. It is legally recognized as professional association by the Ministry of labour and its statutes were published in the official gazette no 6 of 15th march 2008. It is governed by a General Assembly and led by an experienced Board of Directors drawn from leading microfinance institutions in Rwanda.