ASHA Microfinance Bank Limited and Association for Social Improvement and Economic Advancement (ASIEA), an NGO-MFI in Nigeria controlled and managed by ASA International, have merged on 1 April 2020.

ASHA Microfinance Bank Limited is a subsidiary of ASA International, one of the world’s largest international microfinance institutions in the world.

ASHA Microfinance Bank Limited started operations in 2010.

VISION
Reducing poverty by improving the lives of the underprivileged with a key focus on female entrepreneurs.

VALUES
We believe in establishing trust through transparency.
We adhere to high importance in our capacity to innovate.
We treasure our integrity and professionalism.
We work with constant eagerness and diligence.

MISSION
We have a strong commitment to financial inclusion and socioeconomic progress

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.