FINCA Afghanistan serves clients throughout the capital and provinces—especially women, ethnic minorities, and returning refugees—with group and individual loans. FINCA Afghanistan was the first microfinance program in the country to offer Shariah-compliant financial services since 2003, which conform to Islamic principles.

FINCA is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious microfinance organization with presence in 20 countries across Africa, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East/South Asia region.


FINCA Afghanistan started operating with the objective of improving the socioeconomic condition of low-income people and alleviating poverty by empowering people to invest in their futures.

Begins offering responsible finance to low-income borrowers in the country.

FINCA Afghanistan is registered as a joint stock company.

FINCA Afghanistan launches conventional loan product.

FINCA Afghanistan achieves financial sustainability for the first time in its history.

FINCA Afghanistan launches Agriculture and Livestock Lending and expands to four new locations.