The microfinance industry in Myanmar is yet to evolve. The country still has a long way to go in terms of internal controls, quality manpower and governance. There exist a huge demand for financial inclusion, livelihood and capacity building of the local communities. Following a study in May 2012, we started working with Swanyee Development Foundation or SDF in 10 villages of SatSan Tract of Bogale Commune for implementing the self-help group model.

Our Achievements

  • SHGs formed
    58
  • Members enrolled in SHGs
    736
  • Total Enterprises created
    199
  • Total jobs created
    995
  • Villages covered
    12
*Data as of August 2014

Our Activities

  • FORMING SELF-HELP GROUPS

  • CAPACITY BUILDING ON FINANCIAL LITERACY

  • MOTIVATIONAL TRAINING FOR ENTERPRISE CREATION

  • ENTERPRISE CREATION

  • MICROCREDIT SERVICES

Our Success Stories

  • Rising Tide

    My new livelihood helps me earn INR 90,000 kyats a month.”

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  • Ready to shine

    After joining the SHG, she has also learnt to save, a practice which she never followed previously."

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  • A NEW START

    She earns a net profit of 2,500 kyats a day."

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