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Helping the Poor Gain Access to Markets: Mi Tienda, Mexico

Apr 22, 2010

Helping the Poor Gain Access to Markets: Mi Tienda, Mexico

In Mexico’s villages, small shops are big players. With IFC’s support, Mi Tienda is helping create more than 900 direct jobs in Mexico, which has rising unemployment and an estimated 25% underemployment rate. LAC Access to Finance Story: Mi Tienda, Mexico

Renewable Energy - IFC's Role: Chile's Totoral project

Dec 9, 2009

Renewable Energy - IFC's Role: Chile's Totoral project

Chile is entering a new era, creating opportunity for climate-friendly investments. Renewable Energy - IFC's Role: Chile's Totoral project

Green Housing - A 21st Century Solution: VINTE Homes, Mexico

Dec 4, 2009

Green Housing - A 21st Century Solution: VINTE Homes, Mexico

Fuel efficiency–based marketing works in the auto industry. Why not in housing? Green Housing - A 21st Century Solution: VINTE Homes, Mexico

Student Loans Make Big Social Impact

Nov 2, 2009

Student Loans Make Big Social Impact

In Mexico and Chile, few can afford higher education. IFC is helping to change that. Student Loans Make Big Social Impact

Empowering SMEs and the Unbanked - DineroMail, Argentina

Nov 2, 2009

Empowering SMEs and the Unbanked - DineroMail, Argentina

IFC’s $5 million equity investment in DineroMail is helping to bring the unbanked to e-commerce and empowering SMEs to expand their sales on the Web.

Helping Microfinance Institutions Create Opportunity: FDL, Nicaragua

Sep 1, 2009

Helping Microfinance Institutions Create Opportunity: FDL, Nicaragua

The Microfinance Enhancement Facility is a crisis-response vehicle designed to get cash flowing quickly to more than 100 microfinance institutions such as FDL to help them overcome the crisis and build on their successes. Helping Microfinance Institutions Create Opportunity: FDL, Nicaragua

Bolstering a Bank's Ability to Grow Amid the Crisis: Banco Continental, Paraguay

Sep 1, 2009

Bolstering a Bank's Ability to Grow Amid the Crisis: Banco Continental, Paraguay

We mobilized one of our many crisis-response initiatives to strengthen Continental’s ability to grow and compete. The IFC Capitalization Fund invested $20 million in Continental, sending a strong signal of confidence. Bolstering a Bank's Ability to Grow Amid the Crisis: Banco Continental, Paraguay

Multilaterals to Provide $90 Billion for Latin America in Times of Crisis

May 19, 2009

Multilaterals to Provide $90 Billion for Latin America in Times of Crisis

The World Bank Group has joined forces with four other development banks to coordinate crisis-response initiatives and spur economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean. Multilaterals to Provide $90 Billion for Latin America in Times of Crisis

Multilateral Institutions to Lend $2.3 Billion for Panama Canal

Dec 9, 2008

Multilateral Institutions to Lend $2.3 Billion for Panama Canal

Today, IFC and four other development finance institutions joined forces to support the expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the most vital infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Multilateral Institutions to Lend $2.3 Billion for Panama Canal

IFC Amazônia Bond: Best Latin America Domestic Currency Bond

Dec 18, 2007

IFC Amazônia Bond: Best Latin America Domestic Currency Bond

The International Financing Review, the top capital markets publication worldwide, has named IFC's Amazônia Bond in Brazil the Best Latin America Domestic Currency Bond in its IFR 2007 Awards. IFC Amazônia Bond: Best Latin America Domestic Currency Bond