Village Banking Model: An Innovative Approach of FFO Farmers Friend Organization (FFO) is a specialized microfinance provider working for the socio-economic development of the marginalized communities in Pakistan. To achieve this innovative purpose, the organization provides financial services to poor households in an efficient and effective manner. About 67.5% of the nation’s population lives in
Universal Financial Access 2020 (UFA2020) – CFPA Statement – A global financial initiative involving China’s CFPA Microfinance, Ant Financial and Baidu Financial [November 29 – The United States] – Today a global microfinance initiative conference known as Universal Financial Access 2020 (UFA2020) was held in Washington D.C.. Worldwide, 15 new partners joined the UFA initiative
Safco Support Foundation (SSF) is a well-recognized leading NBFC of Pakistan under the Rule 5 of the Non-Banking Finance Company (Establishment and Regulation) Rules, 2003, as amended through S.R.O.1002 (1)/2015 (the “Rules”), and being satisfied that it would be in the public interest so to do, in exercise of powers conferred by sub-rule (6) of
Nirdhan Utthan Bank Ltd (NUBL) is the largest microfinance institution in Nepal in terms of clients, portfolio size and having its presence in all 75 district of Nepal. Currently it has 178 branch offices, serving 281,830 clients. NUBL provides microfinance services such as Loans, Deposits, Micro-insurance and Remittance services to low income families of Nepal.
Good Return has launched the CAFE Field App to support their program partners. Find out more >>
Latest newsletter from BWTP featuring an article titled: Innovations in Supporting Clients’ Financial Capability by Ron Bevacqua. Includes case studies from MicroSave, Good Return, LOLC Cambodia and Vijaya Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha – VLBS. Read the BWTP-Newsletter August 2016.
Amret is a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia serving micro, small and medium enterprises, and low-to-middle‐income populations with a focus on rural areas, agriculture, and district and provincial cities. Amret offers a wide range of loan and deposit services including solidarity credit, individual credit, SME loans, savings accounts and term deposits. As of September 2016,
Microfinance impact survey: a call to rebalance industry priorities? If microfinance practitioners expect financial services to have an impact on incomes – and a survey of BWTP members suggests this is the case – then there is sufficient evidence that what the industry is doing now is not working (enough). Yet the industry’s priority is
The BWTP Network will convene the inaugural Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum will take place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 11-14 July 2016. This new Forum will explore and discuss the differences, similarities and opportunities for achieving financial inclusion within this unique region. The Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum is an initiative of BWTP and organized by
The Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit was held in October 2015, attended by almost 500 delegates. Information about this event, including selected session presentations and conference photos, can be found here.