Who we are
Sa-Dhan is an association of Microfinance and Impact Finance Institutions. It is an RBI appointed Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) for Microfinance Institutions. Sa-Dhan is the first and largest association of community development finance institutions in India formed over two decades back for supporting and strengthening the agenda of fostering Inclusive Impact Finance in India. It strives for creating a better understanding of the microfinance sector among policymakers, funders, banks, governments, researchers, and practitioners. Sa-Dhan has about 220 members working in 33 states/UTs and over 600 districts, which includes both, for Profit and Not for Profit MFIs, SHG promoting institutions, banks, rating agencies, capacity-building institutions etc. Sa-Dhan’s members with diverse legal forms and operating models, reach out to approximately 44 million clients with loan outstanding of more than ₹1,27,801 crores. Sa-Dhan is also recognized as a National Support Organization (NSO) by National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).
Sa-Dhan has been recognised by the RBI as a Self-Regulatory Organisation..
Sa-Dhan strives to bring convergence on various issues pertaining to the..
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Promoting an economically and socially empowered inclusive society.
To promote and foster inclusive impact finance institutions to support low income households, particularly women, to achieve stable livelihoods, improve their social and financial well being and quality of life and fulfill Sustainable Development Goals.
Goals & Major Contributions
The Goal of Sa-Dhan is to develop, promote and support ecosystems of Impact Financing institutions which enable Inclusive Growth, equity, gender equality and sustainable development in the society and for which undertake, support and facilitate the following.Read more…
The Industrial Code of Conduct(CoC) is to ensure Responsible Lending and Client Protection in the microfinance sector. CoC has been revised in keeping in view of the revised Regulatory Framework that came into being from 01 April 2022. CoC is applicable to all the providers of microfinance who are members of the SROS.Read more…
Date: January 11, 2023
Date: January 20, 2023