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Giving Tuesday – Highlighting FSVC’s Experts

A map showcasing the diverse origins of FSVC experts across 111 countries, 1990-2023.

On November 28th, #GivingTuesday will celebrate generosity and collaboration. On this occasion, we at FSVC are celebrating our generous, dedicated volunteer experts who take time out of their busy schedules to share their knowledge and expertise with our counterparts around the world.

Our FSVC experts have come from nearly every corner of the globe, contributing to a vibrant tapestry of perspectives and experiences. Despite the geographical distances that may separate them, these experts unite in their shared passion for FSVC’s mission to bolster financial sectors in developing countries. This global camaraderie serves as one of the driving forces behind FSVC’s mission, turning #GivingTuesday into a celebration not only of individual acts of kindness but also of a collective, worldwide endeavor to empower financial sectors.

Explore firsthand accounts below to discover why FSVC volunteer experts are dedicated to our mission.

Isabella Cota Schwarz (Mexico), International Reporter

“FSVC offers a unique opportunity, coupled with the enriching dialogue between people from different worlds in a safe environment. It challenges perspectives and fosters a valuable exchange of realities for emerging markets and young democracies. This experience was life changing.”


Maarten de Jong (Netherlands), Public Financial Management Expert

“FSVC offers a unique opportunity to work on challenging projects in unconventional places, providing hands-on training and support to local teams. It is a well-organized and safe experience, and I highly recommend it for anyone seeking a meaningful endeavor.”


Morgan Magionos (USA), Forensic Accountant

“FSVC fosters a global collaboration where both participants and volunteers share experiences, approach problems innovatively, and recognize that we’re all in this together. By working hand-in-hand with local teams to ensure tailored and effective training, FSVC creates valuable experiences for volunteers and participants alike.”


Oumar Diop (Senegal), AML/CFT Expert

“FSVC’s culture and values cultivate a profound sense of belonging, setting it apart from other volunteer opportunities. When you feel valued and supported, you are more likely to stay engaged and motivated to contribute. Additionally, witnessing the impact of the work motivates experts to continue to support the organization’s mission.”


Private donations are critical in helping us continue our mission to promote resilient and inclusive economies in developing countries. Can we count on you to be part of our generous network of supporters?

Your contribution to FSVC, a 501(c)(3) organization, is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

About Us

The Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC) is a not-for-profit organization that helps strengthen financial sectors in developing and emerging market countries. It does so with the ultimate aim of promoting job creation, economic growth and a better quality of life. FSVC structures practical, results-oriented technical assistance and training missions staffed by senior financial sector professionals who serve as unpaid volunteer experts. Over the past 33 years, more than 10,000 volunteer experts from the international financial, legal and regulatory communities have taken part in 3,600 missions, impacting millions of people in 70 countries.