Ananya Finance for Inclusive Growth Pvt. Ltd. (Ananya) is an NBFC set up by Friends of Women’s World Banking – India (FWWB) in 2009, intending to reach out to a large section of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and grass-root entities. Ananya is among the most responsible NBFCs in India with the urge and commitment to serve socially motivated double bottom-line enterprises. Ananya started operations by taking over FWWB’s Wholesale Microfinance Institution lending portfolio in April, 2010. The NBFC has come a long way, withstanding the Andhra Pradesh Microfinance crisis of 2010, and has a robust lending portfolio today diversified across Microfinance, Agrifinance and Impact MSME.
Ananya started with wholesale lending to the MFIs, expanding its lending activities to the Agriculture sector in January, 2015 and direct lending to individuals through MFIs in October, 2015. In the MFI space, Ananya has catered to all types of MFI clients from Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. In Agri-finance, Ananya has catered to FPOs and Agri-SMEs that work with small holder farmers. In Impact MSME, Ananya has lend to startups and early stage enterprises in solar energy, healthcare and waste management sectors.
Ananya is among the few wholesale lenders that specialize in combining credit support with technical assistance. Ananya has provided capacity building services with organisations SIDBI, JSLPS, IFC and the World Bank.
“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."
FIVE YEARS AGENDA
" To enable 1.7 million unbanked and underserved population of India with inclusive financial services and support for sustainable and equal development."
Details of the Debenture Trustee
Name of the Debenture Trustee: IDBI Trusteeship
Contact Details: Chief Manager, Asian Building, Ground Floor, 17, R. Kamani Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001.
Phone no. : +91 22 4080 7000
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Principal Officer under Prevention of Money Laundering Act
Mr.Gaurav Gupta, Managing Director, is the Principal Officer appointed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002.
Reserve Bank of India [RBI]
Securities and Exchange Board of India