FINCA’s loans and other financial services help local economies grow.
Our clients are employing themselves and providing goods and services to their communities, while building assets for their own families. They are also generating jobs that pay a living wage.
We support many entrepreneurs like Edson, who now has a thriving business that employs more than 60 people in Tanzania.
FINCA clients created more than a quarter million jobs in Azerbaijan
In Azerbaijan alone, FINCA’s clients created more than 250,000 jobs – with an average of 1.81 jobs per business. In a country with 9.5 million people total, those additional jobs make a real difference in the economy.
A Dream in Sight
Elyanar Shiraliyev is FINCA Azerbaijan client who owns a busy women’s clothing shop. FINCA loans helped him establish and build the business, which is flourishing and providing meaningful jobs that pay living wages. Konul Khalilova is one of two employees at his shop. Konul is a single mother who has worked there for three years. Every paycheck brings her one step closer to fulfilling her lifelong dream: seeing her son graduate from college.