ASA Microfinance Myanmar Ltd (ASA Myanmar) operates as a lending company and is regulated and incorporated by the Financial Regulatory Department and Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, Ministry of Financial and Planning of Myanmar under the Myanmar Companies Act 1914 on 19.
ASA Myanmar is a subsidiary of ASA International, one of the world’s largest international microfinance institutions in the world.
ASA Myanmar commenced its operations in 2014.
Reducing poverty by improving the lives of the underprivileged with a key focus on female entrepreneurs.
We have a strong commitment to financial inclusion and socioeconomic progress.
Strategy and objective
Providing microfinance loans for business purpose to low-income entrepreneurs with the objective to improve financial inclusion and realise socioeconomic progress. Our loans provide an alternative to low income entrepreneurs without access to credit from traditional banks. We provide these loans using the ASA Model. The ASA Model was introduced by Md. Shafiqual Haque Choudhury, co-founder of ASA International, who sadly passed away in February 2021. Read more about our co-founder and tributes to his contribution here.