The Surigao Economic Development and Microfinance Foundation, Inc. (SEDMFI) formerly known as Surigao Economic Development Foundation, Inc. (SEDFI) is a private, non-profit, non-stock and non-political service organization established by Surigaonons on January 12, 1985 and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 7, 1985. The organization was one of the major solutions designed to harness the resources of the private sector for the economic and social rehabilitation of the province as well as catalyst for socio-economic change after super typhoon Nitang hit Surigao del Norte. It has two (2) major programs: (1) Micro-Entrepreneurs Development, which addresses the economic needs of the poor micro-entrepreneurs through mentoring, financial assistance and provision of add-on services (2) Sustainable and Resilient Communities, which have direct impact on governance, environment conservation, protection, and management and livelihood/economic enterprise among various sectors and stakeholders in the community. Its humble mission is to uplift the marginalized by nurturing micro-entrepreneurs and transforming their communities to be sustainable and resilient.
Engr. Leonel A. Santos, CEO/Chairman
Ms. Imelda C. Wines, Executive Director
SEDMI Building, 00780 M. Ortiz St.
Brgy. Washington, Surigao City
Surigao del Norte