FINCA International is a non-profit, microfinance organization, founded by John Hatch in 1984. FINCA is the innovator of the village banking methodology in microcredit and is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of modern-day microfinance. With its headquarters in Washington, D.C., FINCA is considered to be one of the most influential microfinance organizations in the world.
|Headquarters||Washington, DC, United States|
|John Hatch, founder, and Rupert Scofield, President and CEO|
|Revenue||$339,617,464 (Dec 31, 2017)|
Number of employees
|approximately 10,000 (November 9, 2016)|
Countries where FINCA operatesEdit
- Latin America and the Caribbean: Ecuador (Founded in 1994), Guatemala (Founded in 1998), Haiti (Founded in 1989), Honduras (Founded in 1989), Nicaragua (Founded in 1992)
- Newly Independent States (Eurasia) : Armenia (Founded in 1999), Azerbaijan (Founded in 1998), Georgia (Founded in 1998), Kosovo (Founded in 2000), Kyrgyzstan (Founded in 1995), Tajikistan (Founded in 2003)
- Africa: DR Congo (Founded in 2003), Malawi (Founded in 1994), Tanzania (Founded in 1998), Uganda (Founded in 1992), Zambia (Founded in 2001), Nigeria (Founded in 2014)
- Middle East and South Asia: Afghanistan (Founded in 2003), Jordan (Founded in 2007), Pakistan (Founded in 2013)
- Kingsbury, Kathleen (2007-04-05). "Time Magazine Article, "Lending a hand"". Retrieved 2007-04-25.
- FINCA's Official Website
- Natalie Portman's video interview regarding FINCA on ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos", April 29, 2007
- Natalie Portman's video interview regarding FINCA on ABC's "The View", May 1, 2007
- Natalie Portman's interview regarding her involvement with FINCA and The Village Banking Campaign on MSNBC, August 18, 2009