FINCA Uganda is a forward-looking organization, constantly drawing upon the creativity of its clients, employees and board members to find more effective and efficient ways to empower our clients.
1992: Village Banking
FINCA Uganda starts operations as a microfinance institution, building a positive reputation for its Village Banking model that allows clients to access loans through group membership.
2004: Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution (MDI)
FINCA Uganda is licensed as a Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution (MDI), becoming the first MDI to be regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act of 2003.
2010: Introduction of New Technology to Expand Outreach
FINCA Uganda launches point-of-sale (POS) machines to better serve clients in rural areas.
2012: 20 Years of Responsible Finance
FINCA Uganda celebrates 20 years of providing life-changing financial services. It also launches ATM services through the FINCA Access card to allow customers 24/7 access to their money through a network of Interswitch ATMs located across the country.
2014: Savings, Loans and Money transfers
FINCA Uganda now offers savings, loans and money transfer services to clients across its 27 branches around the country.
2015: FINCA Opens its Head Office Premises
FINCA Uganda opens new head offices on plot 11, Acacia Avenue, Kampala.
2016: Credit Scoring
FINCA Uganda becomes the first financial institution in the country to adopt credit scoring, a credit analysis tool that enables fast credit decisioning. Implemented in partnership with Compuscan CRB and KfW, credit scoring enables FINCA Uganda to make credit decisions within a matter of minutes. This tool features faster processing time, improved operational efficiency and enhanced customer experience.
2017: 25 years of Empowering Communities
FINCA Uganda marks 25 years of providing relevant financial services to individuals, families and communities around the country.
2018: FINCA +10 Scholarship fund
Introduces FINCA +10 Scholarship fund.
2018: Express Money
FINCA Uganda launches express money.
2018: Partnership with WorldRemit
FINCA Uganda partners with WorldRemit to facilitate international money transfers. FINCA Uganda now offers cash withdrawals of WorldRemit transfers at its 27 branches throughout the country.