Asian Credit Fund LLC (ACF) was established in 1997 by Mercy Corps to implement a micro and small business lending program. Currently, ACF is the third largest microfinance institution in Kazakhstan ranked by clients. The owners of ACF are BOPA (Base of Pyramid Asia) and Karavella Invest LLP owned by ACF employees. ACF provides innovative financial products and services largely to women in underserved rural areas and supports its lending with training, consulting and other community development services. ACF is committed to making a positive contribution to the everyday lives of vulnerable populations across Kazakhstan.