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.
Nicaragua43,210Clients$25MLoan Portfolio$745Average Loan
Mexico142,182Clients$53MLoan Portfolio$575Average Loan
Honduras23,407Clients$11MLoan Portfolio$786Average Loan
Haiti16,179Clients$6MLoan Portfolio$322Average Loan
Guatemala28,503Clients$21MLoan Portfolio$918Average Loan
- El Salvador
El Salvador10,780Clients$11MLoan Portfolio$921Average Loan
Ecuador60,967Clients$41MLoan Portfolio$1,670Average 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."