Swabalamban Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. (SWBBL) is a microfinance financial institution. With the mission of delivering sustainable microfinance services at the doorstep of the deprived sector target societies; SWBBL, was registered with the Company Registrar’s Office as a limited company under the Companies Act, 2053 on October 5, 2001 (Aswin 19, 2058) and obtained license from Nepal Rastra Bank– the Central Bank of Nepal on January 3, 2002 (Poush 19, 2058) to operate the financial activities under Development Bank Act, 2052.
SWBBL has changed its name to Swabalamban Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. as of Bank and Financial Institution Act 2073. Previously, it was Swabalamban Laghubitta Bikas Bank Ltd. as on January 6, 2006 (Magh 10, 2062) under the Companies Act., 2005 (2062) and re-obtained license from Nepal Rastra Bank under Bank and Financial Institutions Act , 2006 (2063).
SWBBL started its operation from January 14, 2002 (Magha 1, 2058). SWBBL’s Registered (Central) Office is situated at Kathmandu, Nepal .
SWBBL at a Glance, Chaitra end 2075(13 April 2019)
(Amount in ‘000 NPR)
|Total Loan Disbursed||9,20,88,547|
|No. of Active Clients||2,33,372|
|No. of Borrowers||1,56,097|
|No. of Centres||11,289|
|No. of Staff (incl. trainees)||640|
|No. of Female Staff||102|
|No. of Branch Offices||128|
|No. of Area Offices||9|
|Currency Conversion||USD 1.00=NPR 110.95|