FINCA International’s digital banking solutions in the era of social distancing

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With the modern conveniences, like grocery delivery and rideshares, that smartphone apps bring, we often take for granted the marvels they really are. Mobile banking is no exception. For most of us, managing personal finances has never been easier. Instead of visiting a bank teller, we can check balances, pay bills and deposit checks with […]

INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE, INC.: A Reunited Family

This baby girl, Diana, is named after the IRC nurse who visited her mother Cibel during her pregnancy. But the journey to a better life hasn’t been an easy one. Cibel remembers the seven days she and her husband walked with Diana’s older brother, then 2-month-old baby Matias, from Venezuela to Colombia. “We suffered through […]

3 ways FINCA is helping to alleviate poverty globally

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DID YOU KNOW? Almost 50% of the world’s population, more than 3 billion people, live on less than $2.50 a day. Additionally, more than 1.3 billion people live in extreme poverty and somehow survive on less than $1.25 a day. For comparison, many Americans spend more than $2.50 a day on a cup of specialty coffee, […]