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.
Nicaragua45,261Clients$28MLoan Portfolio$695Average Loan
Mexico143,584Clients$51MLoan Portfolio$587Average Loan
Honduras26,083Clients$12.7MLoan Portfolio$804Average Loan
Haiti21,617Clients$7.7MLoan Portfolio$347Average Loan
Guatemala29,114Clients$23.6MLoan Portfolio$852Average Loan
- El Salvador
El Salvador9,897Clients$10MLoan Portfolio$967Average Loan
Ecuador51,058Clients$41MLoan Portfolio$1,902Average 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."