Fonkoze is Haiti’s alternative bank for the organized poor. In fact, it is a family of three institutions working together shoulder-to-shoulder towards a single compelling mission: building the economic foundations for democracy in Haiti by providing the rural poor with the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty. This mission is reflected in the name, Fonkoze, which is an acronym for the Haitian Creole phrase “Fondasyon Kole Zepòl” meaning “Shoulder-to-Shoulder Foundation.
Read about the ANNIVERSARY EVENT – Haiti One Year Later!
Read The New York Times article about how Fonkoze continues its efforts to meet its mission and keep credit flowing in Haiti!
Dr. Muhammad Yunus writes about Sacrificing Microcredit for Megaprofits in The New York Times.