Your support today helps us eradicate poverty through sustainable solutions.
On November 27, 2022, Rupert Scofield, FINCA’s co-founder, President and CEO, passed away.
Rupert’s death is a monumental loss to FINCA and the global community. Rupert constantly worked to break the cycle of poverty through groundbreaking thinking. He helped others see beyond how things are to how they could be.
To celebrate Rupert’s life and continue to expand on his vision, we have—with blessing of his family—established the Rupert Scofield Memorial Fund.
Your donation to this special fund will ensure that FINCA continues to advance our mission to ignite human potential around the globe. To make a gift, visit the Rupert Scofield Memorial Fund webpage.
FINCA works in some of the poorest countries in the world. We provide people access to capital and life-changing products and services to improve their lives and lift themselves out of poverty.
Stories of Resilience
For a long time, the reliance on kerosene lanterns gave Jane Namusisi constant worry. Now, a high-quality and affordable solar home system fills her home with clean, reliable lighting. “With kerosene lamps, I worried that the children would get burned in the house or there would be damage to my property.”
Nicolasa lost her mother when she was young and grew up in poverty. Today she is weaving a better future for her own daughter. Read her story.
Victoria Mbewe is a rural farmer. She has drastically increased her crop yields and income thanks to FINCA Ventures partner company, Good Nature Agro.
FINCA was founded on the radical idea that giving small loans to people in poverty has the power to transform entire communities. The idea proved to be remarkably effective. Today, FINCA provides financial services to millions around the world.
We also are taking our deep, on-the-ground experience in microfinance to build a community of social enterprises that deliver sustainable solutions. The interventions delivered by these social enterprises range from getting a woman and her family access to healthcare and proper sanitation to helping a farmer secure her property rights and get a fair price for the products she grows, and much more.
We are making a sustainable impact in helping people build a better future.