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.
Nicaragua49,809Clients$36.9MLoan Portfolio$879Average Loan
Mexico125,008Clients$36.3MLoan Portfolio$467Average Loan
Honduras40,511Clients$16.4MLoan Portfolio$775Average Loan
Haiti35,087Clients$8.7MLoan Portfolio$259Average Loan
Guatemala29,443Clients$22.9MLoan Portfolio$793Average Loan
- El Salvador
El Salvador8,281Clients$11.6MLoan Portfolio$1,207Average Loan
Ecuador27,294Clients$34.6Loan Portfolio$2,620Average 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."