Membership Information

Sa-Dhan as the financial inclusion community’s first effort at organised networking, came into being on 21st July 1999. Sa-Dhan is the largest and most diverse association of community development finance institutions. Sa-Dhan has a membership of 216 members (including NBFC-MFIs, NBFCs, Societies, Trusts, Section 8 Company-MFIs, Cooperatives, Banks, SHG Promoting Institutions, support organisations etc.)

1. Member List

2.Become a Member

Four types of organisations can become a member of Sa-Dhan:

  • Category A: Capacity Building Organisations (CBOs) or Technical Service Providers or Development Support Team, who provide technical support to NGO-MFIs
  • Category B: Organisations not purely structured as financial intermediaries, but either provide micro-credit to groups/individuals or provide bulk credit to MFIs for micro-credit
  • Category C: Organisations purely structured as Micro financial institutions. Formal Financial Institutions like banks, investment funds or other bulk lenders fall under this category.
  • Category D: Formal or informal Networks/ Channels for both support and capacity building.