Wednesday, January 20, 2010


LOLC Micro Credit Ltd. (LOMC) the Microfinancing arm of the LOLC Group recently received foreign funding totaling US$ 14mn to expand its activities in Sri Lanka.

Of this, Symbiotics SA Information, Consulting Services Switzerland arranged US$ 10Mn while Triodos SICAV II-Triodos Microfinance Fund, Triodos Fair Share Fund and Hivos-Triodos Fund, funds under management of Triodos Investment Management, have granted a syndicated Euro 3 mn loan.

Since 2003 the LOLC Group has been carrying out microfinancing activities and LOMC was established in 2009 to accelerate & expand the business. LOMC is a subsidiary of LOLC PLC with FMO (The Netherlands Development Finance Company) owning a 20% stake of LOMC as its shareholder.

Operating under the brand name LOLC Isuru Diriya, LOMC already has a far reaching network of branches.

The company is among the largest microcredit providers in Sri Lanka and works in agriculture centric districts, providing individual as well as group loans for micro entrepreneurs.

LOMC is currently the largest agriculture implements financier in the country and the only microfinance provider with strategic partnership with SL Post to deliver financial services through post offices.

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