Better Access to Low-Income Homes through Innovative Lending in Antioquia, Colombia

Jan 2013
The Caja de Compensación Familiar de Antioquia, Comfama, is part of a national Colombian network of private, non-profit entities funded by a 4% public and private sector payroll contribution with a mandate to provide its affiliated employees with social benefits like healthcare, housing, and financial services. It has the largest membership of Colombia's 43 cajas, with 700,000 employee affiliates and over 3 million beneficiaries through 47,000 affiliated companies.