North India Regional Conference on Financial Inclusion - July 13 2023 at Chandigarh.

The Goals of Sa-Dhan

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:

  • Be the facilitator of Impact finance in India.
  • Provide common platform for advocacy, representing different models and approaches to Inclusion with focus on microfinance in India and elsewhere in the world.
  • Function as SRO of choice, focusing, representing and protecting interest of all stakeholders in microfinance ecosystem including customers, lenders, regulators.
  • Promote transparency and good governance among all members.
  • Facilitate and promote enterprises among weaker sections of society, especially the women.
  • Support and address gender issues, with a focus on women empowerment.
  • Act as a catalyst from financial inclusion to digital inclusion and Inclusive Growth of Bottom of Pyramid clients.
  • Be a catalyst and contribute to social development goal of the country.
  • Work, support and facilitate issues of global and national interest like climate change, compliance to ESG etc.
  • Enable action research, development of tools and resources that facilitate dialogue and synergy of best practices between different operating models and stake holders.