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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 2020, our long-term investments in the region totaled a record $7.1 billion, including a record $4 billion mobilized from other investors, enabling investments to foster sustainable growth across the region, create jobs and fight the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The impact of IFC clients in the region in 2019:
- $76.9 BILLIONIN LOANS TO MSMES
- 155 THOUSANDFARMERS REACHED
- 21 MILLIONPHONE CONNECTIONS PROVIDED
- 3.9MILLIONPATIENTS SERVED
- 2.7MILLIONPEOPLE SUPPLIED WITH POWER
A company or entrepreneur seeking to establish a new venture or expand an existing enterprise can approach IFC directly.
The investment proposal can be submitted to the IFC field office that is closest to the location of the proposed project.