MFIs, Community-Based Organisations, and Other Non-Bank FIs

  • Grameen Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.

    GFSPL is a registered non-banking financial company actively engaged in the microfinance sector in India. It focuses on the rural poor and low income households, particularly women. GFSPL aims to provide the poor with financial assistance and other non-financial services.

  • Letshego

    Letshego Holdings, earlier known as Micro Africa Limited, is a regionally managed, for-profit organisation that provides quality financial services to micro-entrepreneurs in Eastern African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania. With 27 branches, Micro Africa serves about 45,000 clients and has it's head office at Nairobi.

  • BRAC Microfinance Institution

    BRAC is a development organisation aiming to create an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives.  BRAC works in microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services, and serves more than 126 million people across 11 countries in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, with offices in the UK and the USA.

  • Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.

    ASKI, a microfinance institute based in the Philippines, promotes socio-economic development through client-focused financial and non-financial services, anchored on Christian principles.

  • Cashpor Micro Credit

    Cashpor Micro Credit, an MFI based in Uttar Pradesh, India, provides  microfinance exclusively to women below the poverty line in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Cashpor has worked with banks and other financial institutions with a mission to alleviate poverty in this region.

  • Invest India Micro Pension Services

    IIMPS encourages and enables low income informal sector workers to accumulate micro-savings for their old age.  Currently, it assists and enables around 400,000 urban and rural individuals in over 100 districts across 14 states of India, through working closely with a range of strategic and business partners such as: NABARD, KfW, VISA, State Bank of India, ACCION, and many others.

  • Taytay sa Kauswagan

    TSKI is a Christian development organisation based in Iloilio City, Philippines. It works to alleviate poverty by creating opportunities for livelihood and jobs for the unemployed through micro-enterprise development. TSKI offers lending, voluntary savings, insurance, and training and consulting services.

  • Tulay sa Pag-unlad Inc.

    TSPI is a gospel-driven microfinance NGO based in Makati City, Philippines. It provides individuals and communities opportunities to experience the fullness of life through small and micro-enterprise development. Today, TSPI serves both the urban and rural poor.

  • Housing Finance

    Established in November 1965, Housing Finance Kenya promotes a savings culture and home ownership among the citizens of Kenya.  It is a mortgage finance provider, and the only mortgage company regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya.

  • Unaitas

    Unaitas, registered as a Savings and Credit Cooperative Society in Kenya known as Murang'a Tea Growers, aims to make financial power more accessible to the common person, so that s/he is able to explore more dreams and aspirations.

  • Kenya Women Finance Trust

    KWFT offers group and individuals loans to women. It requires its borrowers to have savings prior to accessing credit. It disburses loans to the individuals directly, and repayment and collection happen through the group. Majority of its loans are business loans with small percentage for education and health care.

  • SMEP DTM LTD

    SMEP is a nationwide licensed Deposit Taking Microfinance institution.  It was licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya as a DTM in 2010 after operating as a credit only MFI since April 1999.

  • Sinapi Aba Trust

    Sinapi Aba Trust is an autonomous private non-governmental organisation registered in 1994 as a company limited by guarantee. It seeks to provide microfinance services to entrepreneurs in small and micro entreprises in Ghana, with the objective of improving their businesses and enhancing their income generation opportunities to help alleviate poverty and improve the standard of living.

  • Finance Sudan Limited

    FSL was established in 2006 under a program of the American Refugee Committee. The institution focused on providing microfinance services to help improve the lives of refugees. In 2009, FSL transformed into a Company Limited by guaratee and is currently the largest microfinance institution in South Sudan.

  • Pride Microfinance Limited

    PML is a Microfinance Deposit-Taking Institution in Uganda, and is 100% owned by the Ugandan Government.  It provides financial services to members of the Ugandan population not served or are unable to access financial services through commercial banks.  PML focuses on the micro, small, and medium size entrepreneurs.

  • Kabalikat para sa Maunlad na Buhay, Inc.

    Kabalikat para sa Maunlad na Buhay, Inc. (KMBI) is a Christ-centered development organisation existing to help transform the lives of its clients and develop its human resources who will provide sustainable microfinance, training, and demand-driven non-financial services. KMBI is based in Philippines and serves Fillipino women microentrepreneurs to have access to laons, insurance and capital build-up. Today it serves more than 257,000 women all over the country with its 71 branches and 1,300 staff.

  • CARD Mutally Reinforcing Institutions

    Headquartered in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines, CARD is an institution that is comprised of both an NGO and a bank. Its ultimate vision is to establish a formal banking institution owned, controlled and managed by its landless rural members especially women.

  • Grameen Koota

    A division of Grameen Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. (GFSPL), Grameen Koota offers collateral-free loans to women from poor and low-income households, which in turn helps them to raise their standard of living and consequently help break themselves and their families out of poverty. Grameen is a Banglore-based organisation largely active in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Client Speak

  • " MicroSave has led a paradigm shift in microfinance thinking and practice, one which puts the needs of poor consumers at the heart of financial sector development. It has made an undisputed contribution to the availability of better financial services for poor people across the globe. "

    - Rob Hitchins, Director , The Springfield Centre