Meet Our Clients

Microfinance clients tell their stories

A proud entrepreneur

Satin, India: Ranu Kalita, age 38 years, is a resident of Changsari, in Guwahati, Assam in India. She lives with her husband and two children.

Income secures children’s education

Bina Artha, Indonesia: Bu Iyar is one of the Group Lending clients with a success story that Bina Artha can be proud of. Her financial situation became her motivation to start a business.

Sales quadrupled

AB Bank Rwanda, Rwanda: Uwamahoro Jean De Dieu and his wife Mukankusi Joselyne started the business of selling items in 2001 with capital of RWF 500,000 (or 550 euros).

Loan-enabled tea farm

NESFB, India: Jonali Borah, 28 years, a client of NESFB/RGVN in Gohpur Branch, belongs to Ghaligaon village of Sonitpur District in India. A Class X pass, Jonali lived in a joint family and is the mother of a 3½ year old daughter.

Bought new sewing machine

Microcred, Senegal: To buy a new sewing machine and new fabrics, I borrowed 600 000 FCFA (~1,000 USD) over 6 months, and it cost me 150 000 (~250 USD) FCFA. I opened a checking account to manage my credit and a Sukaliku savings account to save some of my income. I pay back monthly my credit in branch when I have time and in Baobab points when I'm in a hurry.

Svasti helped us to increase the profit

Svasti, India: Maherunnisa Abdul Kadar Shaikh lives with her husband Abdul and their two children. They live in a small house in the Chembur area of Mumbai in India. Maherunnisa and her husband are both involved in the manufacture of packaging boxes for local jewellery sellers.

Enabled good living conditions

LOLC, Cambodia: Mrs. Sok Kunthea, 43, and her only one daughter, Son Roth, 23, are living in Korkros Village, Pech Mony Commune, Kong Pisey District, Kampong Speu Province in Cambodia.

Regaining the lost pride

Utkarsh, India: Shanti Devi (45) hails from a sleepy village of one the poorest districts of Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur in India. As she recites her story and struggle of her life her eyes get filled with tears and at the same time her face glows with confidence and pride which she regained after 15 years of struggle.

Wear a respectful smile!

Satin, India: Rarely do you come across people who not only aspire to do something in life for themselves but want to contribute to the society and help others grow as well.

Diversified with success

BASIX Sub-K, India: Shankar Lal Patel, a 31 year-old news reporter for Rajasthan Patrika in Udaipur in India was not very happy with his earnings as a reporter and decided to diversify his business.

The orange farmer in Pursat province

PRASAC, Cambodia: Rous Sreyneang, 36, and her husband So Narin, are currently orange farmers owning 20 hectares of land at the foot of Kravanh mountains, located in Veal village, Samrong commune, Phnom Kravanh district in Pursat, a northwest province of Cambodia famous for sweet and delicious oranges.

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