Nov 2022

ACF sponsored a study on gender diversity in MFIs in Kazakhstan

ACF and its competitor Arnur sponsored a study on gender diversity in MFIs in Kazakhstan conducted by the Association of Microfinance Institutions of Kazakhstan. In general, a favorable gender situation has been developed in the MFI sector of Kazakhstan in the context of maintaining equal rights and opportunities for men and women. The MFI sector […]

Nov 2022

ACF receives 2.0 million USD funding from EnablingQapital – a leading Impact Investment Advisory Company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland to increase financial service outreach to rural households in Kazakhstan

Asian Credit Fund (furthermore- ACF) has signed an agreement with new to ACF lender Enabling Qapital Ltd, a leading impact investment advisory company, on receiving a $2.0 mln loan. The funds will be directed to support ACF’s mission-based clients, particularly households and women who own micro and small businesses in rural areas of Kazakhstan. By […]

Oct 2022

Story of ACF in Kazakhstan. Interview with Zhanna B. Zhakupova, CEO of ACF in Kazakhstan

Interview with Zhanna B. Zhakupova, CEO of ACF in Kazakhstan published in Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund. How did you come to work in microfinance? I found my way to microfinance a long time ago. I actually graduated from a medical university and started to work as a pharmacist. In 1991, I started to look […]

Aug 2022

Increase of financial literacy of rural population jointly with the AFDFM will help in fight against pyramids

In July 2022 MFO Asian Credit Fund LLP (ACF) together with the Agency for Regulation and Development of theFinancial Market of the Republic of Kazakhstan (AFDFM) project @Fingramota.kz has launched a series of the financial literacy trainings for the ACF clients. The first six trainings took place in T. Ryskulov and Turkestan offices of the […]

Mar 2022

MFO Asian Credit Fund LLC, Kazakhstan joins the CERISE and SPTF commitment for client protection!

Clients had been always a key priority for MFO Asian Credit Fund LLC (ACF). This is evidenced by 25 years of ACF experience in microfinance, SMART certification and numerous examples of successful cooperation based on trust and desire to provide its customers with the best opportunities for growth and development. In March 2022 ACF had […]

Mar 2022

Asian Credit Fund is pleased to announce new members of the Supervisory Board

Asian Credit Fund is pleased to announce new members of the Supervisory Board – Talgat Salikov and Dossym Kydyrbayev. Talgat Salikov has eight years of experience in different well-known financial companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Centre for Strategic Initiatives LLP . He is currently Head of Financial Advisory and Merchant Banking and Board Member […]

Oct 2021

ACF Executive Director Zhanna Zhakupova shared her view on HR issues during 23rd MFC Annual Conference

September 14, 2021 ACF Executive Director Zhanna Zhakupova participated in the session of “The Undervalued Key to MFI Success: People Power” which was conducted during 23rd MFC Annual Conference “Social Finance Vibe: Pandemic Reboot”. Together with another experts such as Corina Stefan, BCR Social Finance, Isabelle Katthagen and Elisabeth Niendorf, ADG International she discussed HR issues in […]

Aug 2021

Microfinance Organization Asian Credit Fund LLC is pleased to present 2020 Annual Report

Release of the 2020 Annual report is directed on enhancing information transparency of ACF, informing stakeholders on the achievements demonstrated by the Company during the year and sharing successful stories of ACF clients. 2020 Annual report is available online at: ACF Report 2020

Mar 2021

ACF Executive Director Zhanna Zhakupova participated in MFC webinar “COVID-19: Crisis and Digitalization”

March 3, 2021. ACF Executive Director Zhanna Zhakupova participated in the Microfinance Center (MFC) webinar “Keep calm, adapt and carry on” within the framework of the webinars’ series under common name “COVID-19: Crisis and Digitalization”. This webinar was aimed at disclosure of current problems of the microfinance companies which were revealed in view of COVID-19 […]

Feb 2021

Successfulness of Asian Credit Fund is confirmed by the National Business Rating

Microfinance Organization Asian Credit Fund (hereinafter referred to as ACF) has obtained the independent 2020 Industry Leader business award after winning the first place among the enterprises on the “Contribution to the state budget” indicator. The basis of awarding was the result of Kazakhstan economic entities rating. The leader’s status reflects efficiency of the enterprise […]