2,028

Branches

2.3m

Clients

13.6k

Staff

USD351.2m

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 2022

Our purpose

To reduce poverty and enable female empowerment

 

WHO WE ARE

International microfinance institution  

ASA International is one of the world’s largest international microfinance institutions providing small, socially responsible financial services to low-income entrepreneurs, most of whom are women, across Asia and Africa.

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Our MISSION 

Financial inclusion and socio economic progress

Enhance socio-economic progress of low-income entrepreneurs by increasing financial inclusion.


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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

Just and financially inclusive societies

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

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