Microfinance Programme

UP to March 2018

Donor: Pallikarma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF)

Duration: 1990- On going

Focal person: Md. Azizul Hoque, Director- MFP

Tel: +880-421-68823

Goal/Objectives

To make a sustainable contribution to the long term Poverty Alleviation, Women Empowerment and Job creation by providing micro credit support of the rural poor people.

Major Component/Activities

1. Introduce appropriate, easy & suitable credit system according to the need of the farmers.

2. Introduce profitable & sustainable agricultural production system to increase the purchasing ability by increasing real income of the farmers.

3. Introduce alternative crops cultivation to low income farmers.

4. Introduce & supply new resources according to the capacity of the farmers & small entrepreneurs to raise additional income.

5. Encourage the farmers to use various skills like beef fattening, Milky cow rearing, fish culture, goat & other cattle rearing.

6. Arrange regular awareness program to motivate & boost the farmers for livestock & various crops cultivation.

7. Collaborate with national & international development agencies to acquire high technical knowledge of production & new crops cultivation.

8. Initiate, undertake & arrange training program for the farmers to acquire modern agriculture knowledge.

Operational Area

District: 35

(Jessore, Narail, Magura, Jhenaidah, Kushtia, Chuadanga, Meherpur, Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat, Barisal, Jhalokati, Pirojpur, Faridpur, Rajbari, Gopalganj, Madaripur, Shariatpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Natore, Chapai Nawabganj, Naogaon, Rangpur, Dhaka, Manikgonj, Narayangonj, Munsigonj, Gazipur, Narsingdi, Tangail, Chandpur, Comilla, Feni & Sirajganj)

Upazila: 175, Union/Words: 1,841;Village: 10,164

Other Information

No. of Employees: 3,225(male: 3,118; female: 107)

No. of Beneficiaries: 5,02,423(male: 1,08,263; female: 3,94,160)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 2,110,177

No. of Borrower: 4,15,876 (male: 88,542; female: 3,27,334)

Savings: Tk. 443,02,43,348 Severs: 502,423 (male: 1,08,263 female: 3,94,160)