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Shakti

About Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women

To provide sustainable financial and client-responsive developmental services to the poor.

Fast Facts

Legal Status
NGO
Year joined Women’s World Banking network
Network Member since 1994
Year institution was established
1992
Key Indicators as of 2013
# of active clients
458,816
Percent women clients
96%
Gross loan portfolio
$41,811,668
Total deposits
$12,759,246
Number of staff
2,103
Percent women staff
21%
Products and services offered
Credit, Savings, Insurance (life, health), Non-financial services such as financial education, business skills and women’s leadership training, basic medical services, and scholarships

 

Contact Information

Official Name of Institution Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women
Founder & Executive Director Dr. Humaira Islam
Senior Director, Head of HR Ms. Asma Begum
Website address http://www.sfdw.org/

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