First Heritage Microfinance Bank Ltd was incorporated in October 1992 with the name Oro Ago Community Bank. It commenced banking business in February 1993 with initial capital of N250,000.00 which was increased to N5million in year 2000.
In year 2007, the name changed from Oro-Ago Community Bank to Heritage Microfinance Bank Ltd as a result of compulsory conformity to the 2005 CBN requirement that compelled all Community Banks to transform to Microfinance Bank with a minimum Share Capital of N20million unimpaired by losses.
The Bank changed his name from Heritage Microfinance Bank to First Heritage Microfinance Bank in year 2014 after meeting up with CBN requirements to migrate from a Unit Microfinance Bank to State Microfinance Bank which made the Bank have opportunity to operate anywhere within the State.
As at 31st December, 2014, the Shareholders fund of the Bank is N150,667,274. and presently as at 31st December 2016 the Shareholders fund of the Bank is N188,147,223
The bank has won three awards of the Central Bank of Nigeria in year 2010, 2011 and 2012. The bank came third and first as best Development Finance Product Support Bank among all deposits taking bank, both Commercial Banks and Microfinance Banks in Kwara State and was rated best Microfinance bank in Agric Financing under ACGSF in Kwara State respectively. Currently, FHMFB is participating in the disbursement of CBNMSME intervention fund. The Bank obtained N65m for both Ifelodun and Baruten local Government Farmers and traders and this fund were fully disbursed.
Besides, the Bank won merit award of National Association of Kwara State Students (NAKSS) in year 2012 for her astounding participation in the Kwara State Government Bursary payments.
The Bank is the only registered Microfinance Bank in Ifelodun LGA with her meeting points in Idofian, Igbaja, Oke-Ode, Ganmo, Share, Patigi and Ilesha Baruba with her Head office in Oro Ago, Kwara State.
Interestingly, First Heritage Microfinance Bank is the only State Microfinance Bank in Kwara State in compliance with the new CBN requirements.