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MISFA Annual Report
For The Year Ended 31 March 2014
AR-14 

MISFA e-Newsletter
October 2014
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FEATURES
Khawani Khairkhwah was only 14 years old when his father was shot dead during the Taliban invasion of Afghanistan in 1999. Khawani’s family lived in a village in Mir Bacha Kot in the outskirts of northern Kabul known as Shamali, an historic citadel built to defend against invaders. Khawani was attending fourth grade in the village public school, and his father was earning a living for the family as a shopkeeper. Read More
Four decades of war and instability have driven millions of Afghans to leave their homes and take refuge in neighboring countries, Iran and Pakistan, Marzia’s family was no exception. Read More
 
sector update
 
As of 30 September 2014
106,961 Active Borrowers
35.5% 
Women Borrowers
US$97.2m
Gross Loan Portfolio
US$909
Loan Outstanding per Borrower
95%
Operational Self-Sufficiency
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Milestones
A number of rural women in Bamyan—some used to beg for food—have recently become livestock owners with access to markets, a good standing in their communities, and income-generating skills that they have used to grow their assets. Read More
A recently completed research assesses the demand for Sharia-based financial products and services by potential borrowers in urban and rural settings in the provinces of Herat, Kabul, Jalalabad and Mazar-e Sharif. The study was conducted by APPRO (www.appro.org.af) and commissioned by MISFA. Read More
The microfinance sector of Afghanistan has reached a milestone, disbursing a combined total of more than US$1 billion to hundreds of thousands of Afghans since its official creation in 2003. This milestone, was achieved at the end of January 2011, according to the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA). Read More
As part of the ongoing consolidation of the microfinance sector of Afghanistan, MISFA is facilitating the merging of the strengths, talents and other assets of three microfinance institutions—MADRAC, MOFAD and PARWAZ—into one new entity called Mutahid (United)Development Finance Institution. Read More
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