Extending Credit to Rural Farmers: Jashim’s Story

  • Date Posted: May 16, 2017
  • Authors: Kazi Amit Imran
  • Organizations: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Case Study or Vignette, Primer or Brief, Other
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

Jashim Uddin has been a beneficiary of USAID’s Rice Value Chains (RVC) project, which was led by IRRI Bangladesh, since 2015. He started full-time farming to support his family after completing his Master’s degree. This story shares his experience using mobile financial services, in particular a micro-credit product for farmers that he received through IFIC Bank.

This is the twelfth in a series created by mSTAR/Bangladesh to show the tangible benefits of digital financial services on people's lives.