actb Savings & Loans
Established in 2008, ACTB Savings & Loans focuses on poverty alleviation through microfinance, SME lending and provision of financial services. With over 20,000 clients and >70% female, actb is one of the largest microfinance organisers in the country.
ACTB is headquartered in the capital, Freetown, with nine urban and rural branches operating in eight districts throughout the country. ACTB launched a micro-savings service having been granted its deposit taking license in 2017 by the Central Bank of Sierra Leone. This is the first transition of a credit-only MFI to a deposit taking MFI in Sierra Leone.
ACTB has an entirely locally run management team, with 120 staff including 55 loan officers across the country.