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.
28 Mar 2012Media Coverage
The Guardian: Is microfinance an engine of development? FINCA says yes
18 Jan 2012Blog
The founding members of the Microfinance CEO Working Group, which includes the CEOs of pioneering microfinance organizations have released the “Road Map for the Microfinance Industry: Focusing on Responsible and…
12 Jan 2012Press Release
FINCA and Partners Activate Final Funding for New Socially Responsible Investment Subsidiary. WASHINGTON, DC [12 January 2012] – FINCA International (FINCA), one of the world’s largest microfinance organizations with more than…
10 Jan 2012Media Coverage
LIFESTYLES Magazine has published an in-depth and engaging profile of Rupert Scofield entitled “The People’s Bank: FINCA’s Rupert Scofield is out to prove that small loans can go a long…