2,044

Branches

2.4m

Clients

13k

Staff

USD403.7m

OLP*

* Outstanding loan portfolio (‘OLP’) includes off-book Business Correspondence (‘BC’) loans and Direct Assignment loans, excludes interest receivable, unamortized loan processing fees, and deducts modification losses and ECL provisions from Gross OLP.

As at 31 December 2021 (FY 2021 audited)

WHO WE ARE - OUR MISSION

International microfinance institution  

ASA International is one of the world's largest international microfinance institutions providing, small socially responsible loans to low-income entrepreneurs, predominantly women, across thirteen countries in Asia and Africa. 

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What drives us - Our purpose 

Financial inclusion and socio economic progress

Service predominantly female entrepreneurs in the lowest segment of society with little or no access to credit, and, as a result, empowering these women.

 

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WHAT WE DO

Responsible lending

Small socially responsible loans for income generating purpose. 

 

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HOW WE DO IT

Low cost operations

Increase financial inclusion whilst delivering sustainable growth and returns for shareholders. 


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WHy we succeed 

Scalable model

The ASA Model is central to the Group's success and lies at the heart of its business model. It is scalable, standardised in format and capable of being deployed at low-cost at the Group's target client base. 

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Our VISION

A society without poverty 

The vision of the Group is based on the vision of the Group's co-founder, Shafiq Haque Choudhury: to improve the lives of underprivileged people and bring about social change. 

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