ACLEDA Bank in Cambodia is seen as one of the leaders in microfinance worldwide. The bank has the largest network of branches in Cambodia and offers an extensive range of financial products and services to small independent traders and small and medium-sized enterprises. Small and medium-sized enterprises form the fastest growing segment within the bank's portfolio. These enterprises are the key drivers in the creation of new jobs in Cambodia.
Triodos Fair Share Fund, Triodos Microfinance Fund and Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation are shareholders in ACLEDA Bank. A senior officer from Triodos Bank represents the Triodos funds on the Board of Directors.
KEY INDICATORS as of 31 December 2014:
- number of loan clients: 339,627
- percentage female clients: 53%
- percentage rural clients: 86%
- average loan amount: EUR 4,853
- number of savings clients: 1,424,590
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.