Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Financiación Social (Social Financing or FS), an EPM program, provides accessible credit to those at the base of the pyramid. The program leverages EPM's business platform to assess credit risk…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Microentrepreneurs in the food retail industry face challenges in accessing credit to undertake daily activities or to expand their businesses and in acquiring technical skills to sustainable grow.…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Corner stores in Uruguay¿s suburbs and outlying areas are crucial cornerstones of their neighborhoods, selling everything from tomatoes to toothpaste. But no matter how loyal their customers, small…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Large numbers of Nicaraguans have moved to urban areas over the past thirty years, building rough houses in spontaneous neighborhoods that lack roads, water, sanitation and energy. Nicaragua's…