Basic economic data (December 2015)
- Country: Peru
- Clients: 435.879
- Portfolio: 457 (MMUSD)
- Average loan amount: 1.981 (USD)
- Employees: 2.168
- Offices: 153
Financiera Confianza S.A.A. is the new financial entity created as a result of the merging of Caja Nuestra Gente (following the acquisition and merging of Caja Rural NorPerú, Caja Rural del Sur y Edpyme Crear Tacna) and Financiera Confianza.
Corporate General Manager: Martín Naranjo Landerer
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation has 64.58%; IFC 13.10%; SEPAR 6.75%; Oikocredit Ecumenical Development Cooperative Society U.A. el 4.30%; CPP – Incofin C.V.S.O. el 3.30%; Volksvermogen N.V. el 2.22%; Rural Impulse Fund el 2.18%; Credit Suisse Microfinance Fund Management Company el 1.92%, and other shareholders 1.64%.
Members of the Board of Directors
- Ramón Feijóo López (President)
- Elizabeth Matilde Ventura Egoavil (Vice-President)
- Ignacio Rojas-Marcos Castelló (Director)
- Mª Mercedes Gómez Restrepo (Director)
- Javier M. Flores Moreno (Director)
- Elisabeth Nava Salinas (Director)
- Carlos Héctor Alayza Bettocchi (Director)
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Financiera Confianza S.A.A. on social networks
Financiera Confianza appoints Elizabeth Nava as new director
Elizabeth Nava Salinas replaces Luis José Giove as director of Financiera Confianza, a member bank of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation. With 25 years’ experience in the microfinance sector, this Bolivian economist joins the bank’s Board of Directors, which already has four women among its eight members.
The president of Chile presents Fondo Esperanza with the “Financial Inclusion Award 2016” for its support for entrepreneurship among the prison population and the homeless
The award recognizes Fondo Esperanza’s work to support particularly vulnerable sectors like prison inmates and people who live on the streets by helping them start up enterprises that enable them to gain a living, representing a second chance for them and their families. The bank does this by delivering microloans, training and support networks in […]
31% of Financiera Confianza’s female customers rose out of poverty in 2015 thanks to their entrepreneurship
Over 33,000 of Financiera’s female entrepreneurs rose out of poverty in 2015 by running an enterprise with the support of the bank. This represents 31% of its female clientele and an increase of 6% in this indicator compared to 2014.
Vulnerable entrepreneurs from rural areas of Peru receive financial literacy training and advice on savings in Quechua
More than 9,000 poor and extremely poor entrepreneurs living in rural areas in Apurímac and Cusco (Peru), the vast majority of whom are women, have attended talks on financial literacy in Quechua thanks to the “Ahorro para todos” (“Savings for all”) program run by Financiera Confianza. Almost 8,000 people in this region have received this […]
Workshop on financial inclusion in rural communities in Peru
Public, private and civil society institutions in Peru involved with financial inclusion took part in a forum to debate efficient models of rural financial inclusion and the struggle against poverty in the workshop entitled “Supporting rural financial inclusion: the experience of Ahorro para Todos”, organized by Financiera Confianza and the IDB-Fomin. Financiera Confianza outlined the […]
FMO supports low income entrepreneurs in rural areas of Peru
The Dutch development bank, FMO, provides a USD 20 million loan facility to Financiera Confianza (Confianza) in Peru, an entity part of BBVA Microfinance Foundation, to support the development of micro entrepreneurs and small businesses, particularly in rural regions of Peru. This transaction marks the start of a long-term relationship between FMO and BBVA Microfinance […]
Financiera Confianza obtains good results in the placement of the B series of its fourth issue of negotiable certificates of deposit
Financiera Confianza has placed negotiable certificates of deposits at 360 days for S/.21.5 million new soles, obtaining in response demand for S/.33.5 new soles at a rate of 7.0950%. This represents an endorsement for the work of the institution in the pursuit of its mission. In this series of the fourth issue, classified with CP1-, […]
Financiera Confianza is chosen as the Most Innovative Bank for its promotion of formal savings in rural areas of the country
Financiera Confianza recibió el galardón como la Entidad Financiera más Innovadora del Perú en 2015, gracias a su producto “Ahorro para Todos”, el cual lleva educación financiera y promoción del ahorro formal a las familias de escasos recursos de diversas zonas rurales del país.
Financiera Confianza obtains good results in the placement of its fourth issue of negotiable certificates of deposit
Financiera Confianza has placed negotiable certificates of deposits at 360 days for S/.30 million new soles, obtaining in response demand for S/.42,510,000.00 new soles at a rate of 6.9519%. In this fourth issue, the demand obtained by Financiera Confianza was 1.4 times the number placed, which represents a greater demand in comparison with other issues […]
World Savings Day
Financiera Confianza promotes savings as a tool for improving quality of life in rural areas of Peru
Financiera Confianza has brought financial literacy and the promotion of savings to 7,000 people in rural areas of Apurímac and Cusco. 81% of the customers of their “Ahorro para Todos” program (Saving for everyone) are women who are empowered by formal savings as it reinforces their role in the household as the person responsible for […]