FINCA’s Village Banking methodology of microcredit was born in Latin America in 1985, and its roots continue to run deep, serving the indigenous poor in South and Central America and Mexico.
Nicaragua44,092Clients$26MLoan Portfolio$689Average Loan
Mexico144,037Clients$55MLoan Portfolio$587Average Loan
Honduras24,317Clients$12MLoan Portfolio$814Average Loan
Haiti18,145Clients$7MLoan Portfolio$359Average Loan
Guatemala28,883Clients$22MLoan Portfolio$838Average Loan
- El Salvador
El Salvador10,480Clients$11MLoan Portfolio$998Average Loan
Ecuador58,967Clients$41MLoan Portfolio$1,809Average Loan
Maria Lucia Potosi Ramirez is married and the mother of five children. She has spent her life knitting beautiful wool sweaters and selling them in the local market. "I'm so grateful because FINCA trusted me. Now I can improve my life and the life of my family."