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Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

May 19, 2021

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

From his apartment in La Roma, Mauricio González Lara surveys the impact of the pandemic on a wide variety of businesses in his neighborhood—and on his own family.

Adaptation and digitization as responses to the effects of the pandemic

Apr 21, 2021

Adaptation and digitization as responses to the effects of the pandemic

Q & A with Fundacion Genesis Empresarial CEO Edgardo Pérez

Money to Survive, Money to Thrive

Apr 19, 2021

Money to Survive, Money to Thrive

An innovative IFC program in Peru brings urgently needed cash to small businesses.

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Mar 29, 2021

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Women in the region are innovating—and challenging gender stereotypes—in response to the pandemic.

Juggling Jobs and Childcare

Mar 24, 2021

Juggling Jobs and Childcare

As companies consider subsidized or free childcare services for their workers' children, government policies are evolving to meet the need for standardization and regulation.

In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity

Feb 22, 2021

In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity

Investors are insisting the companies they finance make hiring, retaining and promoting women a priority.

Ripe for Growth

Nov 11, 2020

Ripe for Growth

Transforming a Costa Rican farming community into a global exporter.

Need financing because of the pandemic? SMEs turn to fintech companies

Nov 11, 2020

Need financing because of the pandemic? SMEs turn to fintech companies

Fintechs use cutting-edge technology to assess the creditworthiness of borrowers, making their services accessible and fast for SMEs.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

Respuesta mundial, impacto regional en la lucha contra la COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Respuesta mundial, impacto regional en la lucha contra la COVID-19

La respuesta de IFC a la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19) está ayudando a los más pobres y vulnerables. IFC ha comprometido más de $4 mil millones de su mecanismo de desembolso rápido de $8 mil millones en proyectos en todas las regiones donde opera.