Microfinance institution Bai-Tushum provides individual and group loans for the following activities: field and animal husbandry; trade, manufacturing and services; equipment financing; businesses abroad; as well as mortgage and consumer lending. Bai Tushum primarily targets micro-entrepreneurs and small and medium sized enterprises in rural areas. In addition the company offers a group lending product for female borrowers.
Bai Tushum has received a loan from Triodos Fair Share Fund and Triodos Microfinance Fund.
KEY INDICATORS as of 31 December 2015:
- number of loan clients: 31,427
- percentage female clients: 44%
- percentage rural clients: 72%
- average loan amount: EUR 2,351
- number of savings clients: 50,079
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.