The Association pour la promotion sociale (ASA), a non-governmental organization, has set a target of disbursing loans worth Tk 32,000 crore to 6.4 million clients during the fiscal year. 2021-2022 with the aim of helping people cope with the Covid epidemic. pandemic damage.
The decision was made at the 42nd ASA Annual General Meeting held at the ASA Tower Conference Hall in Shyamoli, Dhaka on September 25, 2021, according to a press release.
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The meeting also approved an estimate of expenditure of Tk 35 crore for the implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs: primary health care, strengthening of primary education, physiotherapy and sanitation during the same period. .
Prof. Dalem Chandra Barman, Chairman of the ASA Governing Body, Md Ariful Haque Choudhury, Chairman of the ASA, and Md Taufiqul Islam Chowdhury, Executive Vice Chairman, were present.
The NGO has 3,073 branches to operate its multiple activities throughout the country, including 511 offices at the upazila level through which it conducted its loan disbursement program during the Covid crisis last year. .
They will also disburse loans during the current fiscal year.