TAMEER is a Microfinance bank managed by a group of highly experienced bankers committed to go where no (commercial) bank has gone before. It is a private commercial Microfinance bank licensed by the State Bank of Pakistan under the Microfinance Ordnance 2001.
TAMEER distinguishes itself from other Microfinance Banks by being one of the first nation-wide, private sector, non-NGO transformed, commercially sustainable micro-finance institutions in Pakistan. We aim to provide dedicated services to the economically active poor and to be demand driven, client centered and responsive to the special needs of our customers.
We serve low-income, salaried, self-employed and micro entrepreneurs men & women with a range of financial products designed to allow them to grow their businesses and produce significant economic multiplier effects throughout local economies. We also provide home improvement products and term deposits.
Our key characteristic is a professional core banking competence that will contribute to the development of micro-finance as a viable and attractive commercial activity in Pakistan.
Tameer in November 2008 entered into an agreement with Telenor Pakistan who acquired 51 per cent of the shares in Tameer Microfinance Bank.
The acquisition of 51 per cent of the shares in Tameer Microfinance Bank is part of strategy to offer financial services in Pakistan.