Presentation on theme: "“ " Young Women Leaders and Why They Matter ” ARAB INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FORUM June 26 th, 2012 Amman, Jordan."— Presentation transcript:
“ " Young Women Leaders and Why They Matter ” ARAB INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FORUM June 26 th, 2012 Amman, Jordan
Vision Microfund for Women envisions a more equal and just society in which women in particular are empowered to break the cycle of poverty, achieve prosperity and live inclusive lives. Mission To provide sustainable financial and non-financial services to the entrepreneurial poor, especially women, in order to empower them socially and economically, and to help them achieve a better quality of life. First microfinance program in Jordan Over 69,000 active borrowers(33% market share ) Portfolio: US$ 28 million Over 470,000 loans disbursed at a value of over US$ 230 million 99% repayment rate Recognition for Excellent Microfinance Performance in Sanabel Silver Certificate for Social Performance in Sanabel (A) Rating in Financial Performance - Planet Rating 2010 (4-) Rating in Social Performance - Planet Rating 2010 Winner of “Call for Tools: Avoiding Client Over- Indebtedness” - Smart Campaign 2010 Grameen-Jameel Regional Award for Financial Sustainability.
May, 2012 No. Active clients 80,301 (97% ♀ ) Young ♀ (under 40 years) 54,605 (68%) No. of Branches 37 No. of Staff 372 (73% ♀ ) No. of Loan officer 206 (80% ♀ )