Marie Michael Library

Title

Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA): case study

Author

Buechler, Simone

Description

This paper examines the village banking system started in Bolivia in 1984 by FINCA. FINCA subsequently discovered that village banks were more successful when they lent to or were managed by women, and made a special effort to reach women.

File No

WWB/ICWC-95/1

Agency

Women's World Banking (WWB)

Date

January, 1995

Subject(s)

Women, Credit, Bolivia

Pages

24