IDB’s Moreno signs projects to increase microfinance services in rural areas in Central America

October 10, 2011
Six MIF projects signed during Foromic will enhance access to micro credit, promote enterprise development and foster innovation in financial services SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, signed contracts to invest nearly $7 million in three projects to increase and improve the offering of microfinance services to microentrepreneurs and small farmers in rural areas in Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.

IDB’s Moreno says SMEs key to promote inclusive and sustainable growth in Latin America

October 10, 2011
Foromic will explore growth potential for micro and small enterprise, especially women’s businesses

IDB calls for civil society projects to reduce poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean

October 07, 2011
The 11th IDB-Civil Society Meeting ends in Paraguay; more than 150 organizations from 26 countries participated Note: Call documents for projects will be posted starting Nov.1 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is calling on civil society organizations to submit project proposals for poverty reduction and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Brazil expands community-based healthcare coverage with IDB support

October 06, 2011
Project to improve health conditions in Sao Bernardo do Campo through prevention and early detection of chronic illnesses The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)approved a $21.6 million loan to Brazil for the Health Care Modernization and Humanization Program. The total cost of the project is estimated at $43.6 million, with local counterpart funds of $21.6 million.