IRC CEO Credit Outcomes Report

Dec. 22, 2020 – A longitudinal analysis of credit scores for clients participating in IRC and CEO’s integrated financial capability program model.

WES Mariam Assefa Fund Announces First Impact Investments Totaling $750,000 to Support the Success of Immigrant and Refugee Workers

Dec. 15, 2020 – “The second investment, of $250,000, supports the RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund….”

Social Impact Fund invests in refugees’ futures

December 8, 2020 – The $1.5 million SIF will improve the quality of life of hundreds of new Americans in the coming years.

RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund Closes $1.5M Raise to Support Financial Inclusion for Refugees Across the U.S.

Dec. 8, 2020 – The RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund (SIF) closed a $1.5M raise in October, reaching its initial target.

IRC Baltimore Announcement

Nov. 18, 2020 – Ajwara finds financial freedom four years after resettlement.

Think Progress

Oct. 31, 2017 – “This Car Loan Program For Refugees Has a Lower Default Rate Than the National Average”

San Diego Union Tribune

Oct. 26, 2017 – “Refugee Auto Loan Program May Be Model to Help Low-Income Families With Financing”

Financial Capabilities for New Americans

May 2017 -A report published by the IRC on key findings from work with over 2400 new Americans.


Jan. 13, 2016 – “From Refugees To Entrepreneurs: New Loan Program From Non-Profit IRC Helps Refugees Start Businesses”

Wall Street Journal

Jan, 12, 2016 – “Loan Program Helps Turn Refugees Into Entrepreneurs”