IDB releases its 2010 Development Effectiveness Report

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 03:00
Report evaluates Bank’s efforts in measuring its development impact in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has made strides to boost transparency, accountability and enhance the development impact of its investments in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the new edition of the IDB’s 2010 Development Effectiveness Overview.

IDB: Korea supports shelter construction in Haiti

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 03:00
A $286,860 grant from the Republic of Korea, through the Korean Fund for Poverty Reduction administered by the Inter-American Development Bank, will finance the construction of 150 temporary houses for families left homeless by the earthquake in Haiti. The Korean resources will support a project led by the Latin American non-governmental organization Un Techo Para Mi País, which has built more than 800 shelters with wooden floors and walls and corrugated metal roofs in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince and the southwestern town of Grand Goave.

Latin American NGO builds temporary housing in Haiti with MIF support

Monday, May 3, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) has approved a $2.6 million grant for the Latin American NGO Un Techo Para Mi País (UTPMP) for a project that will build temporary housing to some 2.000 families left homeless by the January 12 earthquake.

IDB makes $30 million grant to Haiti for housing

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 03:00
A $30 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank will help Haiti relocate some 5,000 families from tent camps in high-risk areas in Port-au-Prince to a new settlement with transitional housing and basic sanitation services.

Habitat for Humanity and IDB fund support housing reconstruction in Haiti

Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 03:00
A project backed by the U.S. NGO Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) and the Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) will help 500 families hit by the earthquake rebuild or repair their homes in the Haitian city of Cabaret. In Cabaret, 30 kilometers north of Port-au-Prince, some 3,000 families lost their houses due to the January 12 earthquake. About 9,000 other families need to repair their damaged homes.