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 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
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…
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.…