FINCA is an international American institution, with its headquarters in Washington DC, USA.
It operates in 22 countries around the world, in five different continents.
It offers services over 1 million clients worldwide.
About FINCA Kosovo
FINCAs microfinance program in Kosovo was started with funding and support from USAID.
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan officially inaugurated FINCA Kosovo`s microfinance program in February 2000 by disbursing the programs first group loan in Malishevo.
After 14 years operations in Kosovo, FINCA Kosovo today offers five loan products; Group, Business,Agricultural, Renovation and Personal loans.
FINCA Kosovo originally established its headquarters in Prizren the second largest city in Kosovo, and moved in November 2008 to Prishtina, the capital city of Kosovo. It gradually expanded its operations over the past 14 years to other provinces, including all other ethnic minority populated areas.
Today, FINCA operates in all provinces of Kosovo, except North-Mitrovica region.
FINCA Kosovos staff is comprised with over 170 experienced and dedicated professionals, committed to building a sustainable microfinance program and providing long-term solutions to the needs of its clients.
As of February 28, 2014 the program has 11,360 active clients and an outstanding loan portfolio of 11,006,636
During its start up phase FINCA Kosovo received donor funding from USAID, UNMIK, and OSCE and today has developed donor partnerships with SDC (Swiss Development and Corporation Agency) and DANIDA (Danish International Development Agency).
In addition, FINCA Kosovo currently has funding agreements with FMH, EBRD, Triple Jump, BlueOrchard and Responsibility.
FINCA Kosovo is a registered microfinance institution with the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo (CBK), and is a founding and active member of the Association of Microfinance Institutions of Kosovo (AMIK) and as member of Credit Registry of Kosovo (CRK).