Caribbean Microfinance Alliance

Access Financial Services

Marcus James, Chief Executive Officer
Institution Contact Details
Name of Institution Access Financial Services
Postal Address 41B Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5
Country Jamaica
Telephone (876) 929-9253
Fax (876) 906-1164
Website Address
Skype N/A
Contact Persons Mr. Marcus James, Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Catherine Thomas, Operations Manager
Category Of Membership Application Microfinance Provider
General Institutional Information
Current Legal Status Public Limited Liability Entity
Brief History Access Financial Services Limited (Access) is a leading provider of micro business, small business and personal loans. The company began operations in 2000 and now operates 13 loan offices in Kingston, Port Henderson Portmore, Portmore Pines, Spanish Town, Old Harbour, Mandeville, Montego Bay, May Pen, Savanna-la-mar, Santa Cruz, Linstead, Brown's Town and Ocho Rios. The company also operates remittance and cambio services through four (4) Grace Kennedy Remittance Service (GKRS) agent outlets and its proprietary cambio Access Xchange which is located at 41B Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5.

Access became the first company to list on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange having successfully completed its Initial Public Offering on October 30, 2009.

The company has made a significant contribution to the microfinance sector the development of which is essential to job creation and economic growth. The company's micro business clients operate in all major sectors of the economy including the service, manufacturing, trading and agricultural sectors.
Ownership Public
Microfinance Operations Micro loans
Main Funding Sources Lending Agencies
Main Challenges Delinquency Control
Other Networks NA

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