News & Press

March 2017

FINCA Microfinance Bank wins “Best Agency Banking Provider 2017

2018-12-12T11:36:20+01:00March 27th, 2017||

March 27, 2017, Owerri: – FINCA Microfinance Bank received an award as “Best Agency Banking Provider 2017. The award is for individuals and businesses operating agency banking in Nigeria. This award was presented to the Chief Executive Officer during the cashless Africa awards & expo organized by Mobile Money Africa in Lagos.

January 2017

IFC, The MasterCard Foundation, and FINCA support expansion of financial inclusion in Democratic Republic of Congo

2018-12-12T11:37:15+01:00January 18th, 2017||

Johannesburg, South Africa, January 17, 2017—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with The MasterCard Foundation, today announced a cooperation agreement valued at $1 million with microfinance institution FINCA in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Under the agreement, FINCA will expand access to credit and digital financial services for low-income people and small-scale entrepreneurs.

November 2016

FINCA Microfinance Bank wins Microfinance Bank of the Year 2016: Award for excellence and commitment to financial inclusion

2018-12-12T11:39:38+01:00November 17th, 2016||

November 05 2016, Owerri: – FINCA Microfinance Bank received an award as Microfinance bank of the year 2016. The award is for individuals and businesses operating in Eastern Nigeria. This award was presented to the Chief Executive Officer during the 3rd edition of Eastern Nigeria Merit Award 2016 at Owerri, Imo State.

September 2016

May 2016

FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited Nigeria Officially Launches Agency Banking in Nigeria to Reach More of the Unbanked

2018-12-12T11:45:46+01:00May 18th, 2016||

Owerri, Nigeria, May 17, 2016: – FINCA Microfinance Bank Ltd Nigeria officially launched its agency banking in Owerri after over a year of operations in the country following approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria. Agency banking is the provision of financial services to customers by a third party (agent) on behalf of a licensed deposit taking financial institution-Bank.

FINCA and First Access Announce World’s Largest Microfinance Fintech Collaboration

2018-12-12T11:47:49+01:00May 17th, 2016||

17 May 2016, Washington, D.C. – Today global microfinance leader FINCA and First Access, whose technology predicts the credit risk of borrowers in informal markets, announced a new collaboration that will create the largest and most sophisticated alternative credit-scoring approach by a microfinance institution (MFI) in the world. The partnership will vastly improve FINCA’s outreach to excluded populations.

February 2016

January 2016

Andrée Simon Promoted to Co-CEO of FINCA’s Global Microfinance Network Alongside Microfinance Pioneer Rupert Scofield

2018-12-12T11:54:02+01:00January 5th, 2016||

05 January, 2016, Washington, DC – FINCA International, a global microfinance organization that mobilizes social investment, philanthropic capital and technological solutions to enable low-income individuals to invest in the future, is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrée Simon to Co-CEO of FINCA Microfinance Holding Company.