Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance
For more than 60 years, various agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) have offered microfinance services through integrated development programmes and self-standing microfinance institutions. Today, these programmes have been brought together under the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM).
Areas of Activity
AKDN has mobilised over $1 billion to support a number of institutions and programmes involved in the social, economic and cultural development of Afghanistan.
The First MicrofinanceBank Tajikistan is one of the largest providers of financial services in the country, servicing around 20,000 clients with a loan portfolio exceeding $50 million.
Over the last decade the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance has disbursed $2 billion worth of loans in an effort to make lasting improvements in the quality of life of the poor.