Thank you for your interest in Compartamos Banco. The company initiated operations in 1990. For the last 22 years we have become the largest microfinance bank in Latin America. We serve more than 2,390,000 clients, most of them women entrepreneurs, who did not have access to working capital prior to becoming the bank’s clients. Our clients use the capital from Compartamos, to invest in machinery and raw materials, there by expanding their business' and improving the quality of life for them and their families.
Since the Initial Public Offering in April 2007, we have agreed to add a further responsibility to the goals of Compartamos Banco. We vill offer to all of our shareholders, in a timely and transparent manner, updated and consistent information about our operations and finances. Because of this, we will be holding, a conference quarterly. We will report our results in order to offer a better understanding of Compartamos Banco to our shareholders.
Patricio Diez de Bonilla Garcia Vallejo