Microfinance Programme

UP to March 2017

Donor: Pallikarma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF)

Duration: 1990- On going

Contact person: Md. Azizul Hoque, Director MFP

Phone: 01700 833587, E-mail: jcfmfi@gmail.com, azizul.hoque@jcf-bd.org

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: 30

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

Upazila: 150, Union/Words: 1,680 Village: 9,620

Other Information

No. of Employees: 2,913 (male: 2,852, female: 61)

No. of Beneficiaries: 505,261 (male: 101,755; female: 403,506)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 2,122,096

No. of Borrower: 397,770 (male: 79,328, female: 318,442)

Savings: Tk. 3,753,619,111 Severs: 505,261 (male: 101,755  female: 403,506)

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