• 2007 :
ASA International (ASAI) was established in April 2007 with the mission to establish Greenfield microfinance institutions in densely populated countries in Asia and Africa. Each of the ASA International’s microfinance institutions follows the ASA Model of Microfinance, adjusted to local circumstances, and operates under the “ASA International” brand and banner.
PAGASA Philippines Lending Company, Inc. was duly registered with SEC on June 2007.
• 2008 :
ASA International India Microfinance Private Limited (‘ASAI India’), started its operations in the year 2008.
ASA Pakistan Ltd. commenced its operations in the fourth quarter of 2008.
ASA International registered a NGO - Microfinance Institution (NGO-MFI) namely Association of Social Improvement and Economic Advancement (ASIEA) in November, 2008 in Nigeria with Corporate Affairs Commission. ASIEA started Microfinance lending program in March 2009. After that ASHA Microfinance Bank Limited take over ASIEA sixteen branches in Lagos State.
• 2009 : ASA Savings and Loans Limited (Ghana) was incorporated on 19th of June 2009.
• 2012 :
ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Limited was incorporated on 13th August 2012.
ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Limited was incorporated in September, 2012.
ASA Limited (Kenya) was incorporated in October, 2012.
• 2013 : ASA Microfinance (Myanmar) Limited was incorporated in November, 2013