KFW is a German government-owned development bank formed in 1948. As a promotional bank, KfW supports change and encourages forward-looking ideas – in Germany, Europe and throughout the world. Within the international development finance arena, KfW supports economic and social progress in developing and transition countries to help ensure the people there are better off. KfW commits more than 500 mn Euro of financial commitments per annum in India in the area of sustainable economic development, energy and natural resources management and is one of the world’s largest micro-finance investors.

The Shri Mahila SEWA Sahakari Bank Ltd was established in May 1974 as a co-operative bank under the dual control of the Reserve Bank of India and the Government of Gujarat. Sewa Bank seeks to reach to maximum number of poor women workers engaged in the unorganized sector and provide them suitable financial services for their socio-economic empowerment and self development, through their own management and ownership.

UTI Asset Management Company Limited
UTI AMC is an asset management company registered and regulated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). UTI AMC has been established by State Bank of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), Bank of Baroda and Punjab National Bank. UTI AMC presently manages a corpus of over Rs.50,000 crore. UTI AMC has a nationwide network consisting of nearly 150 financial centres and offices in London, Dubai and Bahrain.

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Inspired by their passion for children and by a shared desire to improve the lives of children living in urban poverty, Michael and Susan Dell established their Austin, Texas-based foundation in 1999. In its early years, the foundation's work focused on improving education and children’s health in Central Texas. But within a few short years, its reach expanded, first nationally and then globally. To date, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has committed more than $700 million to assist nonprofit organizations working in major urban communities in the United States, South Africa and India. MSDF focuses on opportunities with the greatest potential to directly and measurably transform the lifelong outcomes of impoverished urban children around the globe.

Changing Lives
field updates

Low income individuals in remote tribal locations at Tamil Nadu are now being enrolled for "micro-pension" in partnership with Centre for Tribal Research and Development (CTRD).

IIMPS and eKutir will jointly assist low income farmers in Odisha to accumulate micro-savings through the Micro-Pension model.