Our Special Correspondent
LAHORE: FINCA Microfinance Bank and its staff took an initiative on the eve of Independence Day to ‘Plant a Tree’ for the Greener Pakistan as part of the bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Under this initiative more than 1000 trees will be planted in Lahore in collaboration with Pakistan Horticulture Authority (PHA).
FINCA’s management emphasized that all organizations should play their role in building a healthy environment for generations to come and in this resolve each corporate employee should take self-responsibility of making “Greener Pakistan”.
“FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited, Pakistan (FINCA)” is a part of the “FINCA Impact Finance Network”, a group of 20 microfinance and financial institutions that provides socially responsible financial services and enables low-income entrepreneurs and small business owners.
FINCA is one of the fastest growing Microfinance Bank in Pakistan with 135 branches in 121 cities across the country. Since its inception 10 years ago, FINCA Microfinance Bank has given around Rupees 100 Billion through One Million loans to microenterprises, helping them grow their businesses and create around 175,000 new jobs. It also provides attractive deposit options and state of the art digital mobile wallet payment solution with an unparalleled customer experience.
It launched a first-of-its-kind mobile wallet, “SimSim” that can be opened and operated from one’s smart phone. Anyone can open an account remotely in just One-Minute. SimSim empowers users by providing a payment solution that not only allows zero cost transactions, but also enables one to create one’s own payment ecosystem. FINCA is the first Microfinance Bank in Pakistan to receive “Smart Certification” in recognition to its long-standing commitment to client protection.
Caption: Persons in Photograph: Mazoor Ahmed Janjua, Company Secretary; M. Mubashar Bashir, CFO, FINCA Microfinance Bank’s Staff & Pakistan Horticulture Authority – PHA’s Officials initiated tree plantation drive at Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore in August 2019.