The DAWN Microfinance is one of the leading microfinance operations in Myanmar, with a portfolio of over US$2,000,0000. Started in 2002 by Save the Children, the program covers areas in peri-urban Yangon, and has expanded to a well-established network with over 30,000 clients across 12 townships in 5 divisions. The project aims to reach 130,000 active clients by the end of 2018 with a wide range of financial services adjusted to the needs of low-income clients and households across Myanmar.
Our Mission: To raise the living standards of low-income households everywhere
What we do:
We increase financial resources available to poor families.
We develop local microfinance facilities that are institutionally and financially sustainable.
We consistently maintain high portfolio quality with 0% portfolio at risk.
We support the practice of saving amongst our clients’ families.
We empower communities and groups to save together and support each other.
We expand and benefit from economies of scale.