GOING BEYOND FINANCE
Ananya Finance for Inclusive Growth Pvt. Ltd. (Ananya) is an NBFC set up by Friends of Women’s World Banking – India (FWWB) in 2009, with the objective of reaching out to a large section of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) and grass root entities. Ananya is amongst the responsible NBFCs in India with the urge and commitment to serve the socially motivated double bottom-line enterprises.
“To enable every Indian woman at the bottom of the economic pyramid to have access to financial capital and enable her to be an active catalyst in the socio-economic development.”
"To create sustainable and inclusive impact by serving as a bridge between potential investors and the unbanked population of India. Establishing the bridge through creation of knowledge, research and exploring new prospects of inclusive and sustainable finance."
" To enable 1.7 million unbanked and underserved population of India with inclusive financial services and support for sustainable and equal development."
5 Year Agenda
ANANYA IN NUMBERS
We uphold our values and principles in all the products and services we provide to our stakeholders. We are guided by the principles of honesty and commitment to enable a fair and just financial ecosystem for the underserved and the unbanked population.
We are driven by the purpose of serving the community. All our products and services are driven by the needs and aspirations of the clients and the promise to serve the greater good of the client, the environment and the society.
Our work is guided by an unbiased principle approach towards our clients, our employees and our stakeholders. We have zero tolerance for the socio-economic characteristics that are exclusionary in nature. We believe in practicing inclusiveness in all our policies and practices.
We are an organization by the society and for the society. Hence, we ensure complete transparency in all our activities and policies. We uphold the principle of sharing our knowledge with the world and whosever can benefit from the same.
We craft our products and services with utmost care and perfection. We build financial products and services that enables the development of a growth ecosystem through financial inclusion and economic empowerment of the people at the bottom of the pyramid.
In June 2022, we acquired 55% stake in Prayas Financial Services Pvt. Ltd., a NBFC-MFI based out of Gurgaon, thus making it our subsidiary company. Prayas is an offshoot of Gujarat based, Not for Profit Entity- PRAYAS Organization for Sustainable Development (‘PRAYAS Trust’), registered on 11th November 1997, under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950 along with the Society Act, 1860.
Prayas believes in increasing the financial prosperity on the foundation of social values. PFSPL has a clear focus to reach out to remote areas with least availability of Banks and other financial institutions. The purpose is to fulfill the economic necessities of poor community vs a vis bridging the gap between people and banking services to make women self-reliant and raise their family’s standard of living.
To create a society 'where citizens have equal and sufficient economic and social opportunities to improve their standards of living, and where they can contribute productively towards the overall development of the country'
To promote the general well-being of the poor women in the province and transform them into self-reliant, self-managing, just and peaceful living communities.
IMPACT IN NUMBERS
As on March 2023
Women Impacted with Financial Services
Active Women Borrowers at Present
Small Holder Farmers Served
INR of Current Gross Loan Portfolio
Women Impacted with Capacity Building
SDGs Served Till Date
INR of Total Amount Disbursed Till Date