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
El sector agrícola paraguayo emplea directa o indirectamente a casi una cuarta parte de la población, aporta una quinta parte del PIB y da cuenta de tres cuartas partes de las exportaciones. No…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
The agricultural sector has long been the foundation of the Paraguayan economy. The sector directly or indirectly employs nearly a quarter of the population, contributes a fifthof GDP, and accounts…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Women-owned small and micro enterprises at the base of the pyramid (BOP) account for nearly 20 percent of businesses in Paraguay, yet they generally cannot access credit because they lack…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Las micro y pequeñas empresas en cabeza de mujeres de la BDP constituyen casi el 20% de las empresas en Paraguay, pero generalmente no tienen acceso a crédito pues no pueden probar su capacidad de…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Grupo Electroban SAECA (Electroban) is a Paraguayan retail company that commercializes appliances and home products in base of the pyramid (BOP) segments of the population in the country. The company…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Grupo Electroban SAECA (Electroban) es una compañía minorista paraguaya que comercializa electrodomésticos y productos para el hogar en segmentos de la base de la pirámide (BDP) de la población del…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Banco Familiar, S.A.E.C.A. is the third largest bank in Paraguay and focuses on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment with whom traditional banks generally do not do business. With 15 years of…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Banco Familiar, S.A.E.C.A. es el tercer banco más grande de Paraguay y tiene como objetivo comercial la base de la pirámide (BDP), un segmento con el que los bancos tradicionales generalmente no…
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 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Small and medium-scale farmers and agricultural producers are Paraguay's economic powerhouse, but their business growth has been constrained by lack of access to capital. Paraguay's first…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
As global consumption of organic food -including organic sugar- has risen, so have prices and demand. Yet small Paraguayan producers in one of the world's main organic sugar production centers…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Credit is the boost small and medium enterprises in Latin America need most. It gives companies that anchor distribution chains the opportunity to integrate small producers into the formal economy.…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Financing higher education opportunities for low- income students in Latin America is an ideal way for families at the base of the pyramid to break out of the cycle of poverty. The Higher Education…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El financiamiento de oportunidades de educación superior para estudiantes de bajos ingresos en América Latina es una manera ideal para que las familias en la base de la pirámide rompan el ciclo de la…