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Donors

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  The Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA) was set up in 2003 at the invitation of the Afghan government – to get donor coordination right from the start and avoid the counter-productive efforts that have emerged from conflicting donor objectives in other post-conflict situations. It was established as a vehicle through which the […]

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Senior Management

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Mr. Mohammad Akbar Sarwari Executive Director Mohammad Akbar Sarwari currently serves as Executive Director of AMA. Previously he worked as Rural Finance Specialist with the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA). He has also worked with different International NGOs in different capacities as regional manager, chief finance officer and field manager. He has over […]

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Board of Directors

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Ms. Zar Wardak Zar Wardak has over ten years of executive management experience in the financial sector. She currently serves as FINCA Regional Director of the network’s newly formed Middle East/South Asia (MESA) region. She earned a bachelor of arts in international business from Southwestern College in Kansas, and an M.S. in Peace Operations from […]

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Overview

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History: Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA) is the national network of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in Afghanistan. It was established in 2005 by the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA), microfinance practitioners, and other stakeholders. AMA was registered with the Ministry of Justice of Afghanistan in 2007. Due to limited resources and activities, AMA was […]