Foresters ANA aims at community economic development and community asset building by supporting individuals, groups and community organisations to work together to help themselves and build their capacity.
Mortgage Lending to Community Organisation
We support community organisation to acquire physical assets by providing mortgage loans. Borrowers may apply for medium- to long-term asset-backed loans, typically ranging from $50,000 to $1 million. Each lending project is tailored to the specific needs and circumstances of the borrowing organisation.
Foresters ANA has provided more than 50 property loans to community organisations amounting to over $6 million over 12 years.
Mutual Aid Funds
Our Mutual Aid Funds lets individuals with a common interest to pool funds to support themselves and others for specific purposes. We currently operate three such funds.
Financial Distress Fund
Microfinance Savings and Loans Circles
Foresters provides training and support to microfinance initiatives in partnership with other organisations. We also sponsor new microfinance initiatives through donations of start-up funds.