Mobile money agents (MMAs) form the backbone of inclusive finance, bringing financial services closer to the unbanked and offering people the ability to move between cash and electronic currency at will. However, agents don’t always have enough resources at their fingertips.
In a recent article published on Forbes.com, FINCA Impact Finance CEO Andrée Simon cautions that the ease of access to finance that fintech provides can also exacerbate indebtedness among borrowers in certain unbanked and under-banked communities.
In a recent online article published by Forbes, FINCA Impact Finance CEO Andrée Simon discusses financial inclusion and how the company seeks to balance the utility of fintech innovation with social impact.
In 2018, FIF launched a diversity and inclusion (DI) strategy outlining 5 key pillars of focus for the company. These pillars emphasize an inclusive workplace, equal representation, equal opportunity, equal pay and increased outreach to women through specially-designed products and services.
FINCA Impact Finance President and CEO Andrée Simon speaks with Jason Pereira, an award-winning financial planner, university lecturer and writer on his latest podcast ‘Fintech Impact’.
In May, FINCA Armenia updated its popular Online (OLA) platform, making it even easier for clients to apply for loans. The new features not only make it more convenient to apply for loans but make loan processing times more efficient.
Writing in CEO World Magazine, Andrée Simon discusses the correlation between digital fintech innovation and increased financial inclusion
FINCA Impact Finance (FIF) subsidiaries are demonstrating that serving women can be a sound business strategy based on high-quality loans, lower costs and opportunities for sustainable growth. Recent innovations in products and service-delivery are building on FIF’s legacy of women-centered finance. Women have proven that they are responsible borrowers, diligent businesspeople and loyal customers.
On the latest episode of the financial podcast “Women Rocking Wall Street”, FINCA Impact Finance President & CEO Andree Simon had the chance to discuss the firm’s new women-centered ventures
FINCA Afghanistan’s women-only bank branch is featured as a business case in a brief developed by the Arab Women’s Enterprise Fund (AWEF) for their AWEF Learning Series in partnership with The SEEP Network.
FIF President & CEO Andrée Simon featured in LATTICE80’s list of Top 100 Fintech for SDG Influencers. Simon has a history of spearheading initiatives that deliver positive social impact through financial inclusion and fintech.