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
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 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Latin American farmers who grow food on small plots of land are the backbone of the rural economy in the region. Getting food from fields to markets creates many jobs, especially in lower income…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Los agricultores que cultivan alimentos en pequeñas parcelas son la columna vertebral de la economía en América Latina. El abastecimiento de los alimentos del campo al mercado crea muchos puestos de…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Throughout Latin America low-income neighborhoods have difficulty in paving city streets. Municipalities are typically short of funds, and many informal urban settlements have not yet been properly…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En toda América Latina a los barrios de bajos ingresos se les dificulta pavimentar sus calles. Las municipalidades típicamente tienen escasos fondos, y muchos asentamientos urbanos informales todavía…
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…
May 2007
Author(s): Budinich, Valeria
This presentation deals with the Full Economic Citizenship Initiative made by Ashoka, a global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs. It presents the organization -men and…