Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Microenterprises and small businesses account for more than 90 percent of companies and jobs in Ecuador, yet these entrepreneurs have little access to credit or financial services. Only about 12…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Aunque las micro y pequeñas empresas representan más del 90% de las empresas en Ecuador, estos empresarios tienen un reducido acceso a servicios financieros. Apenas un 12% del crédito formal se…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Established more than 50 years ago, Procesadora Nacional de Alimentos, C.A., or Pronaca, is Ecuador's largest food processing company. Pronaca's operations include the production,…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Establecida más de 50 años atrás, Procesadora Nacional de Alimentos, CA, o Pronaca, es la compañía de procesamiento de comida más grande de Ecuador. Las operaciones de Pronaca incluyen la producción…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Mi Tienda provides door-to-door supply of grocery and basic products, as well as financing for merchandise purchase and business expansion to stores in rural communities with up to 5,000 inhabitants…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Small, family-run grocery stores, known as tiendas de abarrotes, are essential for supplying basic goods and services in thousands of low-income rural communities in Mexico.These stores are…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Las pequeñas tiendas familiares, que solemos llamar tiendas de abarrotes, son esenciales para el suministro de bienes y servicios básicos en un sinnúmero de comunidades rurales de bajos ingresos en…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 1993, a landslide and widespread flooding devastated the region around the city of Paute in southern Ecuador, taking lives and destroying property in its path. Out of a belief that the community…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En 1993, un desastre natural causó un enorme deslizamiento de tierra y grandes inundaciones que devastaron la región del pueblo de Paute en el sur de Ecuador, causando pérdida de vidas humanas y…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In rural Mexico, small farmers tend to grow staple crops like beans and corn, and sell them only in their immediate communities. With little accessto national supply chains or the working capital…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En las zonas rurales de México, los pequeños agricultores tienden a cultivar productos básicos, como frijoles y maíz, y a venderlos solamente en sus comunidades inmediatas. Dado el difícil acceso a…