South Asia Micro-entrepreneurs' Network

The South Asia Micro-entrepreneurs Network (SAMN) is a regional network aiming at enhancing capacity, financing and regional dialogue in the microfinance sector of South Asia.


SAMN governance is composed of leading Apex Institutions from the countries of the region along with ACTED


SAMN was established in 2008 with a vision to improve financial inclusion in the region by ACTED & ACCESS Development Services


SAMN membership now consists of the leading national microfinance apex institutions across six countries


SAMN is the representative voice of the Micro-entrepreneur community reaching more than 60 million customers


To enhance financial inclusion among low-income population in South Asia

SAMN achieves this by improving knowledge, business environment and capital flows for the microfinance industry across six countries in the region: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka