Latin America and the Caribbean
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.
Nicaragua46,448Clients$31MLoan Portfolio$797Average Loan
Mexico137,337Clients$44.7MLoan Portfolio$499Average Loan
Honduras32,015Clients$14.3MLoan Portfolio$744Average Loan
Haiti30,523Clients$8.8MLoan Portfolio$322Average Loan
Guatemala29,201Clients$24.7MLoan Portfolio$887Average Loan
- El Salvador
El Salvador8,751Clients$10.8MLoan Portfolio$1,403Average Loan
Ecuador33,051Clients$36.3MLoan Portfolio$3,561Average 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."