Blog Posts by Aeriel Emig
The FINCA FinTech for Good Summit
21 Dec 2016Blog
FINCA UK recently hosted a FinTech for Good Summit, where participants explored how financial technology products being built today can benefit the world tomorrow.
FINCA Nigeria Goes Full Steam Ahead
23 Nov 2016Blog
Rupert Scofield, President of FINCA, discusses his trip to Nigeria earlier this year and the progress FINCA Nigeria has made in reaching the unbanked.
What can Retail Banks Learn from the Developing World?
17 Aug 2016Blog
Rupert Scofield, President of FINCA, discusses how retail banks can learn from recent advances in FinTech in the developing world.
Going Further: The Next Steps for Agency Banking
21 Apr 2016Blog
Rupert Scofield explores how agency banking can reach unbanked people in the more remote and rural areas of the countries FINCA serves.
FINCA and Microfinance: 30 Years Strong
20 May 2015Blog
Forty years ago, before microfinance was called microcredit, before it even had a name, Rupert Scofield, FINCA President and CEO, made his first small loan in Guatemala.
A Fresh Start for Afghanistan
29 Sep 2014Blog
Kabul was relatively quiet during the two days I was there, except for a minor explosion in the center of town, caused by a magnetic bomb someone affixed to the…
Kickin’ the Tires in Kyrgyzstan
21 Mar 2014Blog
FINCA Kyrgyzstan is one of our 23 programs that I personally had the pleasure of opening, back in 1995. Former President Roza Otunbaeva, then Kygyzstan’s Ambassador to the U.S., had…