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.
FINCA Kosovo developed the Loan for Women Entrepreneurs in Business and Agribusiness specifically to help women grow and scale businesses. Since launching more than a year ago, the business loans for women have made positive social and commercial impacts, making the case for why financial institutions should emphasize outreach to women clients.
New FIF White Paper looks at successful efforts by FINCA DRC to create new products and delivery channels that emphasize outreach and efficiency. FINCA DRC is building even closer relationships with clients while increasingly utilizing digital channels.
Fintech and digital financial services have made banking possible for more people around the world. But while bank accounts and digital payments are more available, for many entrepreneurs in low-income countries, getting a loan is more difficult. Psychometric credit scoring can help.