FINCA Guatemala


Latin America and the Caribbean


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Featured Testimonial

Catarina Castro Cac De Lux

Catarina is proud to report that, as a result of taking out her Village Bank loan, she and her husband have increased their production two-fold, making it possible for them to continue to work to expand their weaving business.

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Individual Loans
Village Banking Loans

Facts about Guatemala

Guatemala is the most populous country in Latin America and also one of the poorest. More than half of the population lives below the poverty line, and 13 percent live in extreme poverty. The country has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world; nearly one-half of children under age five are chronically malnourished.

Since 1989, FINCA Guatemala has provided working capital to Guatemala’s lowest-income families. It has traditionally targeted women clients, knowing that raising their incomes is a proven strategy for improving their children’s nutrition. Today FINCA Guatemala operates 29 branches in urban and rural areas throughout the country, offering Village Banking, individual and local currency loans, savings and insurance.

Living below Poverty Level
Average annual Income
Financially Excluded 2

1 Information is updated on a quarterly basis.
2 Population lacking account at formal financial institution.


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