Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas
Maria Lucia Potosi Ramirez
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."
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Facts about EcuadorAlthough Ecuador is an oil-producing nation, it has long been a difficult environment for jobs. The country has made significant strides in expanding its middle class, but endemic poverty in rural and indigenous communities means that many Ecuadorans depend upon informal businesses as their sole means of support.
Banco FINCA is a formal regulated financial institution and is recognized as one of the most efficient microfinance institutions in Latin America. With branches throughout Ecuador, Banco FINCA offers group, individual and special-purpose loans; savings programs for adults and children; and insurance.
1 Information is updated on a quarterly basis.
2 Population lacking account at formal financial institution.