Jun 2014
Author(s): Stickney, Christy
The lack of adequate housing is a problem throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Almost 40 percent of families in the region live in a house beyond repair, have no title, or lack water,…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Stickney, Christy
La falta de una vivienda adecuada es un problema en toda América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) . Casi el 40 por ciento de las familias en la región viven en una casa en mal estado y sin posibilidad de…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
More than two-thirds of BOP Salvadorian homeowners lack access to financing to finish construction, make repairs, connect to basic services, or formalize their tenure. Many live in unhealthy and…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Más de dos tercios de los propietarios de vivienda en El Salvador que viven en casas con necesidad de reparación carecen de acceso a financiamiento para concluir la construcción, efectuar mejoras,…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Banco Agrícola S.A., established in 1955, is the largest bank in El Salvador providing retail and banking services. As part of its business strategy, Banco Agrícola will expand its portfolio with the…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Banco Agrícola S.A., establecido en 1955, es el banco más grande de El Salvador. Proporciona servicios bancarios y al por menor. Como parte de su estrategia de negocios, Banco Agrícola ampliará su…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Some 360 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean -70 percent of the population- live on very low incomes and have not shared in the economic and social growth of the region. These people…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Almost one fifth of children under five in El Salvador are anemic because their diets contain too little iron. In rural areas, that number rises to 25 percent; the disorder extends across Central…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En El Salvador casi una quinta parte de los niños menores de cinco años sufren de anemia pues sus dietas contienen muy poco hierro. En las zonas rurales esta cifra se eleva al 25%. Darles a los niños…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Almost half the population in rural El Salvador has no readily available drinking water. People dig wells, carry water from streams, or buy it at considerable expense from cistern trucks. Some…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Casi la mitad de la población rural de El Salvador no tiene acceso directo a agua potable. La gente cava pozos, trae agua de los arroyos o compra agua de camiones cisterna a un costo considerable.…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Up to seven million low-income Central Americans live without power, largely because of the expense of extending the grid to rural areas. Many people burn kerosene, candles or wood, which can affect…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Alrededor de siete millones de centroamericanos de bajos ingresos viven sin electricidad debido al costo de ampliación de la red a zonas rurales. Muchas personas queman kerosene, velas o madera, que…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In most cultures around the world, municipal markets are popular places for starting up small businesses. An entrepreneur can set up a stall with very low overhead costs, and sell anything from food…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Microenterprise and small business companies account for 59 percent of El Salvador's work force and 49 percent of the nation's gross domestic product. Yet the vast majority of these firms,…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Las microempresas y las pequeñas empresas representan el 59 por ciento de la fuerza laboral de El Salvador y el 49 por ciento de su producto bruto interno. Sin embargo, una amplia mayoría de esas…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The nongovernmental organization Global Partnerships is redefining microfinance. Moving beyond the concept of microloans as working capital, it aims to achieve greater impact in reducing poverty by…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La organización no gubernamental Global Partnerships está redefiniendo las microfinanzas. Con un concepto del microcrédito que supera el de proveer capital de trabajo, pretende tener mayor impacto en…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
El Salvador has developed a unique and sustainable financial business model that enables low-income consumers to improve and expand their homes by mobilizing resources from both the public and…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Salvador ha creado un modelo de negocio financiero original y sostenible que permite al consumidor de bajos ingresos mejorar y ampliar una casa ya existente, movilizando recursos de los sectores…