Jackie is applying for a 5th loan of $1,000 over 7 months from FINCA in Kolwezi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo to support her small convenience shop business. She also has a brick making business. Jackie has ten children, including two twins.
Microfinance Partner: FINCA
Founded in 1985, FINCA International is a pioneer in group lending that it calls Village Banking. The organization started in Latin American communities providing small group-based solidarity loans, and eventually expanded to Africa, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East.