20 Nov 2012Blog
Inspired by stories she heard at the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly about the life-changing impact of microfinance, Barbara Barna Abel researched the subject and learned about FINCA.
19 Oct 2012Media Coverage
President and CEO Rupert Scofield was recently interviewed about his thoughts on the development of microfinance as it pertains to impact investing.
20 Sep 2012Press Release
Microfinance Leaders Launch Global Appeal for Responsible Industry Practices Washington, D.C./Paris, September 20, 2012 – Microfinance leaders today unveiled the “Global Appeal for Responsible Microfinance,” a landmark document urging all microfinance…
10 Sep 2012Media Coverage
The Huffington Post article features the story of Jacquie Green – FINCA Canada Board Member – who made a stand against poverty and the disdainful attitudes about women that help…
19 Jul 2012Blog
FINCA’s success in locating clients selected for FCAT interviews is very heavily dependent upon the loan officers’ willingness to offer a helping hand.
18 Jul 2012Blog
Talking with small entrepreneurs is, without a doubt, my favorite thing to do in Tajikistan. These conversations constantly remind me of the difficult realities faced everyday by the people of…
15 Jul 2012Blog
Last week I travelled for several days around the Republic of Tartarstan, a semi-autonomous nation located in the south of Russia, a 6 hour drive along very bumpy roads from…
29 Jun 2012Blog
This week I visited the Hinche branch, the smallest one in the country. I enjoy the rural areas because they are noticeably more peaceful and safer than Port-au-Prince, and I…
20 Jun 2012Blog
I was particularly struck by an interview yesterday with woman who lived in Boca del Monte, a low-income suburb of Guatemala City.
19 Jun 2012Blog
As one of 11 FINCA Fellows, I am responsible for carrying out FINCA’s Client Assessment Research in Guatemala.