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Preparing African Youth: Developing Financial Literacy at a Young Age

15 May 2018Blog

If societies are to flourish, young people must be prepared for success through developing youth financial literacy. Learn more.

Financial Prosperity Bottom Up

It’s Time To Act On Financial Inclusion For A Sustainable Future

14 May 2018Media Coverage

FINCA’s Rupert Scofield writes for Forbes in response to Larry Fink’s call for CEOs to account for the social impact of their companies.


MISFA Profiles the Success Story of a FINCA Client in Afghanistan

11 May 2018Media Coverage

MISFA published a success story on Shamayel, a female client in Afghanistan, who used a FINCA loan to start a tailoring business to support her family.


Rupert Scofield on Pairing Access to Finance and Energy to Solve Poverty

8 May 2018Media Coverage

Rupert Scofield writes for Raconteur on the link between access to finance and access to energy, and how ending energy poverty can unlock productivity and boost local economies.

Five Changes from FINCA’s Partnership with Mastercard Foundation

8 May 2018Blog

A partnership with Mastercard Foundation has resulted in five big changes to FINCA’s delivery of financial services and customer-centricity.


FINCA Opens a Women-Only Bank Branch in Afghanistan

1 May 2018Blog

FINCA has opened its first women-only bank branch in Afghanistan to promote gender equality and catalyze women’s economic empowerment through financial inclusion.

Global Findex

The 2017 Global Findex: A Fresh Look at Reaching the Unbanked

26 Apr 2018Blog

Scott Graham, Director of Customer Research and Field Data Services for FINCA International, provides six takeaways on the release of the 2017 Global Findex, which tracks progress in financial inclusion.


BrightLife Grabs Attention at Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid

23 Apr 2018Blog

At the Africa Energy Forum, BrightLife was the only company to present off-grid energy solutions in solar lighting, power, and clean cooking.

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How a BrightLife Solar Lamp is Installed

20 Apr 2018Blog

In just under a couple of hours, FINCA’s BrightLife staff are able to install a powerful solar home system for families in Uganda.


What We Want to See in the Global Findex

18 Apr 2018Blog

On April 19, the World Bank releases the next Findex, measuring global progress towards financial inclusion. Our President and CEO, Rupert Scofield, shares what we hope to see.

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