Afghanistan Microfinance Association
About the Company
Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA) is the national network of Development Finance Institutions (DFI) in Afghanistan. It was established in 2005 by the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA), microfinance practitioners and other stakeholders. AMA was registered with the Ministry of Justice of Afghanistan in 2007.
AMA branded itself as an association that promotes the broader development finance sector in Afghanistan. AMA supports its members with a strong portfolio of demand-driven services under its four main functions; Lobbying & Advocacy, Knowledge Management, Coordination & Networking.
The AMA members provide financial services to more than 390,000 clients through portfolio outstanding of AFN 10.6 billion (USD 142 million) in 18 out of 34 provinces.
AMA has been one of the founding members of the South Asian Micro-entrepreneur Network (SAMN) since 2009. In 2012, AMA also became a member of the Small Enterprise Education and Promotion (SEEP) Network based in the USA.