Two Housing Programs of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation Awarded for Their Contribution to Sustainable Urban Development

Date: 
13 Jun 2018

The Dominican Republic hosted the 3rd Latin American and Caribbean Housing and Habitat Forum this week, where winners of the contest “Housing at the Center of the New Urban Agenda” were awarded, acknowledging the best “inspiring practices” in the LAC region to support local sustainable urban development. Construyendo Confianza, from the Peruvian MFI of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation, and Casafin, implemented by its Panamanian institution, have been selected under the category: Innovative mechanisms for financing and access to housing solutions.

More than 7,000 low-income people in Peru and Panama have improved their homes thanks to Construyendo Confianza and Casafin, respectively, programs that include loans and assistance to upgrade home-based businesses

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General