Our vision

Our vision is for communities of the Asia Pacific region to be free of poverty through economic development and self-determination.

Our mission

To facilitate the development of economic capacity through education, employment and enterprise opportunities to build community self-reliance.

Our values

Integrity, passion, innovation, collaboration and financial prudence.


We believe that by teaching people skills on how to manage their money and providing them access to financial services they can save for the future and lift themselves out of poverty.

CUFA is committed to improving its programs and effectiveness, and as such, staff members independent to CUFA carry out evaluations of our programs.

The recommendations from these evaluations are adopted as part of CUFA’s commitment to the continuous improvement of its projects.

Learn about CUFA’s story.

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