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.

2020: FINCA Mobile Financial Solutions
Introduced FINCA Mobile App and USSD code.

2020: FINCA – Centenary Partnership
Introduced transactions through CenteAgents.