Welcome to Ananya
Ananya Finance for Inclusive Growth Pvt Ltd (Ananya) is a registered NBFC. It is among the most responsible NBFCs in India with the urge and ability to serve socially motivated double bottom line enterprises.
Ananya was promoted by Friends of Women’s World Banking, India (FWWB). FWWB is a NGO Trust established in 1982 by Ms.Elaben Bhatt (Founder, SEWA) to provide financial and capacity building services to organizations who promote livelihood and self-reliance of poor women.
Ananya was set up in 2009 and 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 Wholesale, Microfinance Retail and Agribusiness segments.
Ananya is among the few wholesale lenders that specializes in combining credit support with technical assistance to Microfinance Institutions. Along with support from its parent FWWB, Ananya provides Capacity building services to small, but well-managed and growing Microfinance Institutions.