The proceeds of the Social Bond will be used to finance access to financing services, with its eligible subcategories: affordable housing and household financing.
Banco W Issuing $40M “Social Bond,” Funded by IDB Invest to Promote Gender Equity in Colombia via Microfinance
The funds are slated to reach 25,000 female-led microenterprises and support the “development of the capital markets and thematic bonds in Colombia.”
Bancamía and IFC Sign Cooperation Agreement to Develop Financial Products and Services for Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia
The cooperation aims to strengthen the offer of financial products and services to Venezuelan migrants, especially women, with the aim of helping them successfully integrate into the country's social and economic dynamics.
The loan will boost the bank’s ability to increase its lending for low-income housing, women-owned small and medium enterprises, and sustainable agribusiness projects in the country.
BBVA Microfinance Foundation’s Institutions Establish Measures for the 2.2 Million Entrepreneurs It Serves During the Health Crisis
Aligned with its social purpose and in light of COVID-19’s progress in Latin America, BBVA Microfinance Foundation’s six institutions in five countries in the region have adopted urgent and necessary measures to help its 2.2 million clients cope with this situation.