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.
Nicaragua42,185Clients$21MLoan Portfolio$659Average Loan
Mexico133,964Clients$53MLoan Portfolio$586Average Loan
Honduras22,846Clients$10MLoan Portfolio$814Average Loan
Haiti13,483Clients$5MLoan Portfolio$378Average Loan
Guatemala28,549Clients$19MLoan Portfolio$793Average Loan
- El Salvador
El Salvador11,734Clients$11MLoan Portfolio$1,054Average Loan
Ecuador66,580Clients$42MLoan Portfolio$1,525Average 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."