The Jamaica Association of Micro Financing Limited (JAMFIN), with offices located at 21 Connolley Avenue, Kingston 4, was established in 2011 by a group of major players in the Micro Financing sector, as a not-for-profit company.
The micro enterprise sector is growing in significance as changes in the economic environment make the job market more competitive.
Vibrant and effective micro financing services are a vital link in the chain for the growth of this sector.
The Association is mindful that micro enterprises vary in nature and are relevant for a broad cross section of economic activity, Young entrepreneurs for example, are our future business leaders and decision makers.
They hold the key to the sustainable development of the world’s economy, hence, young people have to be encouraged and taught to recognize entrepreneurship as a viable career choice, the micro financing sector sees these young people as an important segment of their market.
The cultural/creative industries have been identified among the fastest growing sectors in the global economy.
Micro financing has a key role in maximizing the benefits to be derived from structured, targeted growth of businesses that stem from the innovative initiatives related to these industries.