What You Should Know About Jack Halfon
Jack Halfon is an entrepreneur who resides in South Africa but was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. He is the mainly popular as the founder of a micro-lending institution known as Atlas finance. Atlas finance has been molded by him into a model of customer service, ethics, and responsibility. He started this business in Johannesburg as a small business and it’s grown into one of the largest microlending institutions in Johannesburg with over 170 branches in South Africa. Despite the vastness of his business, he has never lost the essence of the qualities that matter the most to his clients which are integrity and a desire to see his clients get what they need. That is why his business continues to be in a position to lend to over two million people since the start of his company in 1994. For Jack, his clients are like the members of his family. His company, Atlas Finance Ltd, provides loans of an amount of 8,000 rand or less to customers who may need to pay for family expenses, hospital bills, tuition for school, transportation costs and other debts. Halfon and his staff at Atlas Finance allow it to be possible for individuals who reside in several South African cities like Johannesburg Durban Pretoria, Soweto, Cape Town along with other major cities to meet their day-to-day expenses.
Jack Halfon went through several challenges as he attempted to establish his company and hence he understands the difficulties that the majority of his clients go through. Before his company could pick up; he suffered several challenges and drawbacks. He finally became a successful entrepreneur in the South African microfinance sector providing help to those who find themselves experiencing similar problems although, in fact, he began his business conglomerate with only 300 rand. It has made him a philanthropist, giving back to the community to help the poor. Through his philanthropic actions, he expects to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. He writes blogs and articles providing free advice on how to make it in the microfinance industry.
Not only is Jack Halfon, a successful entrepreneur, he’s an avid white and black photographer and a committed family man as he is a proud husband to a wife, has three children and three grandchildren. He loves spending a lot of time with his family and watching it thrive. He’s well-traveled around the world and has captured the essence of individuals and places using his camera. He printed his assortment of black and white images called Places and Faces in the year 2011. He gave the earnings he got from this publication to charities in South Africa. He is indeed a man of several hats who continues to make considerable contributions to society.