- As a WWB affilate, poor women are at the center of FMM-Popayán's mission. Following the WWB
model, FMM-Popayán provides the following services:
- Policy Change Activities: Initiatives are aimed at transforming financial systems to benefit the poor through developing conducive environmental policy, taking concrete legislative action, building coalitions of microfinance organizations, and engaging with policy makers and other stakeholders.
- Linkages and Learning: Activities include workshops, exchanges, and innovation partnerships, all designed as a way to transfer knowledge and to reinforce FMM-Popayán´s mission, vision and values.
In addition to offering basic loans, seasonal loans, and automatic loans for repeat customers in good standing, recently FMM-Popayán successfully introduced an innovative loan product that accepts jewelry as collateral. Investments by individuals, as well as institutions such as Calvert Foundation, provide lending capital to FMM-Popayán.