Country: Senegal
Sector of activity: Education & Training
Status: Capital investment
Associed fund: I&P Education et emploi
Entrepreneur: Ngouda Fall Kane
In portfolio since: November 2023

The creation of ASAFIN-IFPT Group stems from the desire of its founding members to support  vocational training   territorialization, while at the same time exporting the know-how of the ASAFIN model for the benefit of all young Senegalese.​​

This center has a strong social vocation and welcomes each year about 1000 young people from all over Senegal with 5 centers, in Dakar the capital, Keur Massar- Rufisque ( a  capital’s suburb), and in 3 regions : Kaolack, Mbour and Maleme Hodar


ASAFIN was founded in Dakar in 1981 by Mr Alioune Badara Kane, who has several years of proven experience in vocational and technical training.​
In 2020, the center was restructured by a group and is now led by Mr. Ngouda Fall Kane, the founder's son. ​
Mr. Kane, has a degree in economics and a BTS in management accounting. He held several positions within the group before becoming the Manager and Director of the ASAFIN-IFPT Group Center in 2020


The ASAFIN Group is supported by I&P as part of the Mastercard Foundation's Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Program (CRRP).


  •   Safeguarding: Rehabilitation of buildings, fire safety, installation of infirmary and individual safety equipment for learners​

  • Digitization: Installation of a computer room​

  •  Employability: TA to improve career services, strengthen soft skills and a seed fund for self-entrepreneurship