On January 23 in Almaty "Damu" Fund summed up the Republican promotional event "Success is guaranteed!” dedicated to the support of SMEs. Eight managers of Kazakhstani banks, who issued the most loans guaranteed by the "Damu" Fund, received certificates and prizes. The promotion lasted from January 1 to December 16, 2014. It was attended by more than 250 bank employees from all regions and the cities of Astana and Almaty. During the contest they approved a total of 445 guarantees in the amount of 7.6 billion tenge.
Chairwoman of the Board of "Damu" Fund Lyazzat Ibragimova congratulated the winners and wished them success in their careers. "We are grateful to the managers of banks for a good job of promoting of state programs to support business among entrepreneurs. Participants, who issued more than seven loans guaranteed by "Damu" Fund for period of the promotion, will receive gifts. Another important condition was good credit history of customers – on issued loans there shouldn’t be overdue, "- said Lyazzat Ibragimova.
By order of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Damu" Fund is a financial operator of state programs aimed at supporting private enterprises. "Damu" Fund’s guarantee allows the entrepreneur to take the credit for business development in the bank if the collateral is not enough. Guarantee is available on new loans for investment, modernization and expansion of production.
- We are grateful to the winners and participants for their efforts. Results of the promotion "Success is guaranteed!" exceeded our expectations. Pleased to note that the award ceremony was attended by representatives of Akimats. This is an indicator of interest of local authorities in the development of SMEs. Currently we are looking for new ideas to promote our products - admitted Nurlan Akshanov, director of guarantee department of "Damu" Fund.
Total for 2014 "Damu" Fund approved 543 projects, 445 of them have already signed a guaranteeing contract. In 2014 the amount of loans issued under the guarantee of the Fund is 15.3 billion tenge, the amount of guarantees - 7.6 billion tenge.
“Damu" Fund holding "Success is guaranteed!" promotion for the first time. Diplomas and prizes were awarded to:
Musabekov Aziz, head of sales to privet customers of "Bank CenterCredit" (Kyzylorda region)
Murat Nurzhan, manager of a small business sales center of Zhambyl branch of JSC "Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan" (Zhambyl region)
Talgat Konysbaev, senior credit officer of "Bank CenterCredit" (Kostanay region)
Bayniyaz Darkhan Asetuly, junior loan officer of JSC "Bank CenterCredit" (Pavlodar region)
Marjan Tlebaldinova, senior credit officer of small business department JSC "Sberbank" (East Kazakhstan region)
Tatiana Du, customer manager of small business development department JSC SB "Sberbank" (Almaty city)
Svetlana Surkova, senior manager of medium business sales center JSC "Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan" (North Kazakhstan region).
Maxim Kungurtsev, manager of small business lending department JSC SB Sberbank (North Kazakhstan region).
The chiefs of the head branches of banks invited to the ceremony congratulated theirs employees and thanked the "Damu" Fund for their cooperation. According to them, the guarantee program has proved its demand among SMEs. Bankers wished success to the Fund and expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation.