Income inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean remains high, despite significant progress the region has made in reducing poverty over the past few years. IFC works to foster inclusive growth, boost innovation, and strengthen regional integration.
In the fiscal year ended in June 2018, our long-term investments in the region totaled more than $5 billion, including $2.5 billion mobilized from other investors. Our clients supported more than 389,000 jobs, treated 5.3 million patients, and provided education to more than 2.1 million students. They also generated power for 9.5 million people.
The impact of IFC clients in the region in 2017:
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