Chhimek Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. (CLBSL) (Nepali: छिमेक लघुबित्त बित्तीय संस्था लि ) is established under the “D” Class Licensed from Nepal Rastra Bank in January 2002. The corporate office of CLBSL is located at Mid Baneshwor Kathmandu and providing access to finance to poor and marginalized women members in 63 districts through 126 branches across Nepal.
CLBSL is promoted by leading commercial banks and Neighborhood Society Service Centre (NSSC) and individual shareholders. The company is listed on the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) as CBBL.
The ownership structure of the company is as follows:
- Himalayan Bank Ltd. (11.98%)
- Nabil Bank Ltd (11.98%)
- Bank of Kathmandu Lumbini Ltd (11.98%)
- Neighborhood Society Service Centre (19.53%)
- Individual shareholders (14.53%)
- Public Shareholders (30%)
CLBSL has been providing value-added services to its members since its inception (Click here to view products and services).
CLBSL believes in multi-layered and targeted interventions to address the causes of poverty amongst its members. Hence, an enabling eco-system of institutions has been promoted in order to provide business development services to the members and improve access to quality education to the wards of the members. Click here to view the Chhimek Plus.
CLBSL partners with Central Bank of Nepal, Government of Nepal and its line ministries and development agencies to improve access to finance to poor and marginalized women in Nepal. The current partnership with UKAid/DFID and UNNATI/UNCDF is geared towards adopting innovative IT-based micro-finance distribution channels to improve access to micro-finance in general and value chain development products and services to reach the unreached across Nepal.