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ADB has been very active in providing microfinance assistance to developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific region.

From 1988 to 30 June 2014, ADB’s total approved microfinance projects has amounted to $2.6 billion, consisting of $1.98 billion public sector loans, $43.7 million technical assistance (TAs), nearly $3.0 million regional technical assistance (RETAs), $27.1 million grant projects and $540 million non-sovereign projects.

The table and pie chart below show the distribution of approved ADB microfinance projects in Asia and the Pacific Region.

Distribution of Approved ADB Microfinance Projects
By Project Type, from 1998 to 30 June 2014

Approved ADB Microfinance ProjectsBy Project Type, Cumulative until 30 June 2013

Approved ADB Microfinance Projects
By Project Type, from 1998 to 30 June 2013
Project Type Amount (US$) Percent Share (%)
Grant 27,089,000 1.0
Technical Assistance 43,704,900 1.7
Regional Technical Assistance 2,990,000 0.1
Loan 1,984,081,000 76.4
Non-sovereign Projects 540,000,000 20.8
Total 2,597,864,900 100%

 
Meanwhile, across countries in Asia and the Pacific, the Philippines has received the most number of ADB microfinance projects totalling to 16. Meanwhile, based on total amount disbursed through different microfinance projects, India ranked 1st.

The pie chart and table below show the distribution of approved ADB microfinance projects and the total amount of projects allocated to countries in the Asia and the Pacific region.

Distribution of Approved ADB Microfinance Projects
By Country, from 1998 to 30 June 2014

Number of Approved ADB Microfinance Projects By Country, from 1998 to 30 June 2013

Country Number of Microfinance Projects Total Amount of Approved Projects (US$)
Azerbaijan 3 1,200,000
Bangladesh 7 55,717,000
Bhutan 1 500,000
Cambodia 5 22,750,000
India 6 1,303,500,000
Indonesia 7 31,315,000
Kazakhstan 1 470,000
Kyrgyz Republic 4 49,550,000
Lao People's Democratic Republic 4 4,250,000
Maldives 1 95,000
Mongolia 6 15,584,000
Nepal 3 1,350,000
Pakistan 5 152,950,000
Papua New Guinea 5 218,833,900
People's Republic of China 7 49,654,000
Philippines 16 3,552,000
Regional 13 274,075,000
Samoa 1 100,000
Sri Lanka 2 1,150,000
Tajikistan 3 8,640,000
Thailand 3 202,100,000
Timor Leste 4 1,050,000
Uzbekistan 6 71,650,000
Vanuatu 4 875,000
Viet Nam 13 126,954,000
Total 130 2,597,864,900

View the complete list of ADB projects on microfinance by country.