ASA Pakistan

ASA Pakistan Ltd. is a limited liability For Profit Company, incorporated under section 32 of the Companies Ordinance 1984 (XLVII of 1984) with Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan “SECP” on March 19, 2008 (License No 0064827). It has duly obtained a nationwide Business Commencement Certificate from SECP on 28th July 2008 and commenced its Microfinance operation in September 2008. Keeping in view of the potential of microfinance products, and upon securing all due regulatory processes sponsors entered into Pakistan market with the active encouragement and support of the Board of Investment of the Pakistan Government.

ASA Pakistan is extending small amount of loans to poor and the down trodden segments with special focus to women in the backward areas who has no/less access to the traditional banking system due to lack of requisite collaterals. The landless and marginalized but skilled individuals are the main customers of ASA Pakistan. Loans are provided to the poor on personal guarantee basis to start income generating activities or expanding an existing business so that they can earn a decent living. Through its microfinance operations ASA Pakistan is contentiously creating employment and business opportunities for the poor and contributing in the poverty alleviation efforts of the Government.

In the span of 8.5 years of operation ASA Pakistan has successfully expanded its microfinance operations in 54 Districts throughout Pakistan. As of June 2017, it has established a network of 245 branches with 346,512 customers and PKR 7.603 billion loans outstanding while maintaining an exceptional repayment rate (99.72%). ASA Pakistan has created 1,718 jobs for Pakistani nationals who are directly working as regular employee.