Dia Vikas Capital Pvt. Ltd India is a subsidiary of global microfinance and enterprise development impact investor – Opportunity International Australia, a member of the Opportunity International Network. Dia Vikas was established in early 2008 as a social investor to fill the gap of social investment and thereby support the growth of Indian microfinance sector and encourage the development of start-up operations in underserved areas. Dia Vikas partners with microfinance institutions to directly touch the lives of millions of people in profound need in an effective and very efficient way. Dia currently partners with 12 socially focused microfinance institutions that serve over 6.05 million poor through provision of credit, savings, insurance, remittance and pension products.
Mission, Vision, Values
Our mission is to provide opportunities for people in poverty to transform their lives. Our service partners assist millions of poor people to be lifted out of poverty permanently.
Our vision for India is to see local indigenous microfinance, livelihood and development service partners assist millions of poor people to be lifted out of poverty permanently.
Commitment to the Poor
We focus our energy and efforts on our clients, their families and their communities. Their business needs and expectations determine the services we provide; their well-being inspires what we do.
Respect to all stakeholders
Our respect for one another compels us to value and fully affirm the dignity and uniqueness of each client. This respect is also the foundation for our relationships with our clients’ communities and our relationships with our stakeholders.
We commit to integrating actively what we believe and what we do. We will do the right thing for the right reasons, whether or not anyone will know.
We are committed to being good stewards of our own resources and those provided by our stakeholders by exercising thoughtful and cost effective use of our time, skills and finances. We strive for quality and seek to maximize the opportunities we have to fulfill our mission.
Opportunity International Australia
Opportunity International Australia provides small loans to families in developing countries to help them start a business earn an income and leave poverty behind. By helping a mother buy a sewing machine to start a tailoring business or a father buy seeds to plant a vegetable garden, small loans enable them to transform their lives, their children’s futures and their communities. With 98% of loans recycled, theimpact continues year after year.
Opportunity International Australia currently focuses its work in India, Indonesia, Philippines, China and Ghana. With more than 40 years’ experience working with the poor, Opportunity International Network is a leading provider and pioneer of socially focused microfinance and support services. Part of the global Opportunity International Network (with support members in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and Germany), Opportunity is currently providing a way out of poverty for millions of people in more than 20 developing countries around the world.