MKO Arnur Credit LLC (Arnur Credit) is headquartered in Shymkent in southern Kazakhstan and has a network of 20 (sub)offices. Its 3,000 clients are mainly agricultural entrepreneurs in rural and remote areas. Arnur Credit is one of the few microfinance institutions in Kazakhstan to grow to a substantial size and has potential to grow further. The loan provided by Triodos-Doen enables Arnur Credit to realise this further growth in the coming years.
KEY INDICATORS Arnur Credit at year-end 2012:
- number of loan clients: 12,510
- percentage female clients: 49%
- percentage rural clients: 83%
- average loan amount: EUR 1,543
- number of savings clients: -
Whoever you are, and wherever you live in the world, you are likely to want permanent access to financial services. Microfinance banks play a crucial role providing access to finance to an increasing number of people living on low-incomes. We finance microfinance institutions because they help to build inclusive financial sectors, where the majority of people have access to financial services, leading to a sustainable basis for balanced social and economic development.