Welcome to Samhita Microfinance

Samhita's microfinance program is the entry-level intervention among the full set of Samhita's economic programs. It serves to bring the poorest of the poor, especially in remote regions across Central India, into the fold with financial inclusion services.

Samhita Microfinance began operations in rural Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh in December 2007. A parallel urban microfinance program was begun in the slums of Bhopal in February 2008. Samhita currently runs microfinance services in 34 districts of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. Current operational figures are provided in the table below. Samhita also pioneered an intensive Financial Literacy Campaign for all its members.

Indicator May 31, 2017
Loan Clients 97,524
Centers 14,406
Branches 95
Districts 34
Staff 413
Portfolio Outstanding Rs. 96.34 Crores
Disbursements, Cumul. Rs. 822.51 Crores
Portfolio at Risk 12.14 %

 

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