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|
|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.
|Microfinance Operations||Micro loans|
|Main Funding Sources||Lending Agencies|
|Main Challenges||Delinquency Control|