The story of a FINCA DRC customer who transformed her seamstress business to make masks to support her community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FINCA Impact Finance (FIF), a network of 20 microfinance institutions and banks, announced today that it has secured a $15 million loan facility with a five-year tenor from Calvert Impact Capital.
Women’s financial inclusion and access to finance was the topic of focus of a special IWD-themed podcast, as FINCA Impact Finance VP & Regional Director for the Middle East & South Asia, Zar Wardak, joined two other women leaders in the field of gender advocacy to discuss the ways access to finance empowers women around the world
FINCA Jordan announced it received Smart Certification in recognition of its long-standing commitment to client protection.
FINCA Tajikistan rolled out an initiative that uses Digital Field Automation (DFA) to make applying for a loan easier for rural residents. DFA is a tablet-based tool that enables Client Relationship Officers (CROs) to conduct the loan application process in the field – in the customer’s home or at their place of work.
On the latest ‘Around the Coin’ podcast, FINCA Impact Finance President and CEO Andrée Simon discussed with host Faisal Khan how despite all the progress financial institutions have made in delivering financial products and services to more people globally.
Does providing women access to finance play an effective enough role in empowering women politically or is there another way forward?
Success did not happen for Tamar and Goderdzi overnight, nor did it come easily. Their business achievements are the fruits of their hard work, perseverance and multiple FINCA business loans.
In its recently released 2018 Annual Report, FIF provided an update of its 2.0 strategy that involves shifting to a “touch-tech” service delivery model
FINCA Impact Finance’s (FIF) microfinance subsidiary in Malawi, announced that it has secured a $1.5 million USD loan facility with a four-year tenor from the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO).
Agency and mobile banking are effective channels for delivering critical services in markets beset by political and economic upheaval and provide effective means for bringing FINCA Impact Finance closer to where its customers work and live.