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SELF Microfinance Fund Head Office at Letsya Towers 3rd Floor. Along Bagamoyo Road.

mbeya office

Mbeya Branch Office. NSSF Building, Karume Road.

mbeya office

Mwanza Branch Office. Mezzanine Floor,Kenyatta Road.

Welcome to SELF Microfinance Fund

Back Ground of SELF Microfinance Fund

SELF Microfinance Fund -SELF MF, is the result of transformed Small Entrepreneurs Loan Facility (SELF) Project, which was jointly funded by the Government of Tanzania (GoT) and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The Project was implemented for two phases, because of its exemplary performance and existence of unmet financial services in the unserved and underserved the Government decided to transform the Project to SELF Microfinance Fund to strengthened and create sustainable financial services delivery to underserve. SELF MF is now carrying all the mandates which were carried by the Project. The Fund is among the interventions that are implementing government strategies of reducing poverty under MKUKUTA and MKUZA which recognize that lack of access to financial services is a constrain to reduce poverty, particularly among the rural population.

 Area of  Coverage

SELF MF provides service in the entire country of Tanzania including mainland and Zanzibar. Its head office is located at Letsya Towers, along Bagamoyo Road Dar es Salaam. The fund has four  zonal offices, Mbeya Office  which provide supervision in Southern Highands regions in Mbeya, Iringa,Ruvuma, Rukwa, Katavi and Njombe regions. Mwanza Office  which provide supervision in lake zone regions in the regions of Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita, Kagera, Simiyu,Mara,and Kigoma, Northern Office which provide supervision in Northern regions in the regions of Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Dodoma, Singida and Manyara and Dar es Salaam Office, which provides supervision in all regions remained, including Zanzibar.The strategy is to provide services closer to clients, without compromising sustainability of intervention.

 

 

 
Target  Client/Group

Households and individuals  intended to benefit from SELF MF include the following;
Small entrepreneurs particularly in rural area including women in the informal sector, unemployed youth, rural smallholder farmers and the disabled. Women as a group are expected to take substantial share of the facilities offered by the Fund. In a gender based breakdown of loans, women are expected to account for at least 60% of the number of loans and at least 60% of total amount of disbursed loans.