Asala Company for Credit and Development (Company) was founded in 2014 in compliance with the new banks law of Palestine, which also covers lending institutions. The law and the procedures of the Palestine Monetary Authority require that lending programs be provided by private joint stock company registered with the Ministry of National Economy and authorized by the Palestine Monetary Authority. Asala Company for Credit and Development was registered on November 4, 2014; registration number is 562528471. Authorization for Asala Company for Credit and Development was received on October 28, 2014 from the Palestine Monetary Authority.