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Investment in Financiera Nicaragüense de Desarrollo (FINDE S.A.)
The funds disbursed by the MIF will enable FINDESA, Financiera Nicaragüense de Desarrollo Sociedad Anónima, to finance approximately 2,600 microenterprises. The resources invested by the MIF will serve as a catalyst for the recruitment of two international private sector partners: Développement International Desjardins (DID) of Canada, and Stichting Hivos-Triodos Fonds, managed by the Triodos Bank of the Netherlands. These two investors will take an active role in corporate governance of the institution and, in the case of Desjardin, will act as technical adviser by transferring the methodology needed to mobilize resources and training FINDESA's personnel in the means for attracting deposits.
The technical assistance resources provided by the MIF will co-finance a program to develop new financial services in FINDESA, including: saving accounts, attracting deposits and transmitting remittances from Nicaraguan emigrants. In addition, a new banking establishment will be opened in Waslala (Department of Matagalpa), which has no formal financial institution at present. The operation will serve as a model primarily for those institutions that offer microfinancing outside the formal financial system.

Project Detail

Country

Nicaragua

Project Number

TC0203015

Approval Date

July 30, 2003

Project Status

Closed

Project Type

Technical Cooperation

Sector

PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT

Subsector

PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT

Lending Instrument

Instrumento del Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones

Lending Instrument Code

MIF

Modality

-

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

-

Total Cost

USD 650,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 400,000.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 250,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/ME-8379-NI Non-Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Multilateral Investment Fund II (MIF) - Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/ME-8379-NI
  • Lending Type: Non-Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Multilateral Investment Fund II (MIF) -
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Preparation Phase
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-42733142-4019
Project Abstract for MIF project TC0203015 - ATN_ME-8379-NI [1793617].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999
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Implementation Phase
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-42733142-139
Plan de Adquisiciones Findesa [25058551].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999
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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-4504970-3895
Plan de Adquisiciones Findesa [1494365].PDF
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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-42733142-138
Plan de Adquisiciones Findesa [25057867].TIF
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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-917344851-132
Financiera nicaraguense de desarrollo sociedad anónima (FINDESA) [429631].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999
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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-917344851-87
Financiera Nicaraguense de Desarrollo Sociedad Anónima [419426].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999
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