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Supporting micro, small, and medium enterprises in Paraguay

Apr 21, 2022

Supporting micro, small, and medium enterprises in Paraguay

Q & A with Banco Continental Paraguay CEO Rodrigo Ortiz

Small Businesses Dream Big to Empower Communities in Brazil

Apr 13, 2022

Small Businesses Dream Big to Empower Communities in Brazil

An entrepreneurship program is helping black and indigenous women grow their businesses.

Colombia's Rebound

Mar 28, 2022

Colombia's Rebound

With a fast-expanding digital ecosystem and a focus on inclusiveness, Colombia’s private sector is reshaping the economy.

For Venezuelans in Colombia, Micro-loans Offer a Fresh Start

Mar 28, 2022

For Venezuelans in Colombia, Micro-loans Offer a Fresh Start

Of the 6 million Venezuelans who have fled turmoil in their homeland, more than 1.7 million of them have settled in Colombia. Without bank accounts, few have had the opportunity to create businesses and establish stable lives. But Bancamía is changing that.

Professionalizing Female Farmers for Better Business in Haiti

Mar 24, 2022

Professionalizing Female Farmers for Better Business in Haiti

The IFC Haiti Horticulture Project, delivered through the Haitian firm Papryrus, aims to strengthen the horticulture supply chain by establishing contracts with local buyers and anchoring the demand in Kenscoff (Port-au-Prince) and Ouanaminthe (Northeast region).

Landing in Panama: Daniel’s journey at the World Bank Group

Mar 22, 2022

Landing in Panama: Daniel’s journey at the World Bank Group

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at IFC? Our colleague Daniel takes us behind the scenes of his new role as an Operations Analyst based in Panama.

Reimagining Remote Learning

Mar 16, 2022

Reimagining Remote Learning

Surprising lessons are emerging from students’ experiences with online education—and the private sector is listening.

In Ecuador, plans for a tourism boom

Feb 16, 2022

In Ecuador, plans for a tourism boom

The challenge: achieving the delicate balance of tourism and environmental protection.

Brewing Hope for Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

Jan 25, 2022

Brewing Hope for Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

Climate-smart solutions are making a difference for small coffee producers in the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.

Bringing quality healthcare to Brazil’s underserved

Dec 17, 2021

Bringing quality healthcare to Brazil’s underserved

In Salvador, Brazil, Hospital do Subúrbio combines public and private support to offer comprehensive medical services for those who need them most.