AccessBank Tanzania is owned by five reputable international shareholders.  

Access Microfinance Holding AG (AccessHolding) 

AccessHolding is the controlling parent company of the AccessGroup, a network of commercial banks focusing on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The group currently comprises eight member banks in different world regions, six of which are located in Sub-Saharan Africa (with AccessBank Tanzania being the largest). With total assets exceeding USD 1.2 billion and more 800,000 clients (as of 31st December 2013), the AccessGroup is one of the leading microfinance bank networks worldwide.

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

It is the private sector arm of the World Bank which creates opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. IFC fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by supporting private sector development, mobilizing private capital.

KfW - The German Development Bank

KfW is the German development bank, an integral part of KfW Bankengruppe and under the ownership of the Federal Republic of Germany and its Federal states. The institutions finances, advises and accompanies development projects and programmes around the world.

African Development Bank (AfDB)

The African Development Bank is a regional multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of its member countries.

Micro Vest

MicroVest is a private, for-profit investment group dedicated to reducing global poverty by applying a commercial framework to investing.

AccessBank Tanzania is endowed with a paid-up capital of TZS 20 billion divided into 20 million shares which are currently distributed as follows:



Access Holding










Total shareholding