Mission:
To improve the living standard of the poor by supporting development initiatives and promoting social justice, economic utilization of resources, gender equity and a society free of discrimination.
Background and Main Challenges: 
BACKGROUND:

Microfinance plays a vital role as an anti-poverty instrument, and through scaling up microfinance we can accelerate poverty reduction. Based on this premise, JAKAS started its microfinance activities in rural areas under a project in 1995. After partnering with PKSF in ... Read more
Address: 
Sabujnagar
Joypurhat
Joypurhat
5900
Bangladesh
Phone: 
+88 0571 62984
Fax: 
+88 0571 62054
Email: 
jakas_bangladesh [at] hotmail [dot] com
Main Funding Sources: 
Loans
Savings
Products and Services: 
Loans
Products: 
Loans
Health
Water and Sanitation
Alternative Technical Development &Training
Entrepreneurship Development
Fisheries
Election Monitoring
Sustainable Agriculture
Rural Enterprise Development
Training
Food processing
Poultry Rearing
Social Mobilization
Health & Nutrition
Livestock development
Human rights
Services Provided: 
Health
Other
Looking for (Investment Types): 
Loans in Local Currency
Donations
Capacity Building Grants
Other Investment
% Operations Comprised by MF: 
91 - 100
Date established: 
Jan 1 1993
FYE: 
30-Jun
Regulated: 
no

Partnerships

Current
Name Relationship
PC Link IT Palli Vendor

At a glance

  • Assets
  • Gross Loan Portfolio
  • Equity

Contacts

  • Khurshed Alam
    Chief Accounts Officer
    jakas_bangladesh [at] hotmail [dot] com
    +88 0571 62984
  • Nurul Amin
    Executive Director
    jakas_bangladesh [at] hotmail [dot] com
    +88 0571 62984