FINCA Bank and the Volna Issyk-Kulya Radio launch a campaign against financial illiteracy

Bishkek, April 3, 2017.


The mutual initiative directed to the increase in the financial literacy of the population is launched by FINCA Bank and the Volna Issyk-Kulya Radio. Now the residents of Issyk-Kul region have an opportunity to listen to a cycle of programs “The ABC of finance”.


It’s the six year of implementation of the Financial Literacy Project of FINCA Bank. The trainings within the project cover the population of the whole country.  This information and educational campaign has become a response to the demand for the knowledge related to money management and banking services in Kyrgyzstan.


The new radio program intended for the region with the tourism potential where the sphere of small and medium enterprises is actively developing and the demand for the ability to make financial decisions is rising, will become a part of the Financial Literacy Project.


FINCA Bank is not only a sponsor of series of three minute broadcasts in Russian, but it also provides information which will help people to be well-versed in the world of finance: loans, deposits, what is necessary for applying for a loan, opening an account and many other things.


You can listen to the radio program from April 5 to May 4, at the radio frequency FM 107.7 in Karakol and FM 107.5 in Cholpon-Ata.  10 daily broadcasts (5 broadcasts and 5 repeated broadcasts), at 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30,16:30,17:30 and 18:30 will be offered to the attention of the listeners.  In total, 150 broadcasts will go on the air.