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IFC and Nu Colombia Announce Alliance to Promote Financial Inclusion of Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia

The agreement will allow Nu Colombia to build the foundations to launch, in the future, a market strategy that promotes the financial inclusion of this population through access to digital financial services focused on savings accounts.


EOS Group, IFC Partner to Resolve Non-Performing Loans, Boost Lending in Poland

The EUR 275-million platform in Poland will help financial institutions resolve their non-performing loans, allowing individuals and businesses to restore their creditworthiness, and bolstering the country's banking sector.


New Secured Transactions Registry to Help Expand Financing for Small Businesses in Sri Lanka

The newly established Secured Transactions Registry aims to facilitate the use of moveable assets as collateral for loans while ensuring financial stability and fostering economic growth in Sri Lanka.


Her Fintech Edge: Market Insights for Inclusive Growth

The study explores the representation of women within fintech portfolios and the factors influencing it. It investigates whether fintech firms actively target women customers and the strategies they employ.


IFC’s $56-Million Investment in Global IME Bank to Bolster Gender and Climate Financing in Nepal

The aim of the investment is to boost competitiveness in the small and medium enterprise finance market while also improving financial inclusion, creating jobs, and supporting the nation's climate goals. 


IFC’s First Investment in Banco Atlas to Support SMEs and Women-Led SMEs in Paraguay

The investment will directly support IFC priorities in Paraguay, fostering private investment and competition; encouraging economic formalization through financial resources for local businesses; and directing capital toward solutions that drive gender equality.


IFC and Protecta Security Announce Issuance of a $25 M Dollars Subordinated Bond to Increase Access to Insurance in Peru

The financing will help Protecta Security focus on lower-income segments through digital channels and the development of exclusive insurance products for women, a milestone in Peru.


IFC and DFC Invest in Pomona Impact Fund II to Foster Growth of SMEs, Strengthen Private Equity Markets in Central America

IFC and DFC's backing, with $7.5 million in equity investment from each institution, will enhance Pomona's support for SMEs in the agriculture, education, health, and water sectors, among others.


IFC Invests in Shinhan Finance to Support Smaller Businesses in Kazakhstan

The financing will allow Shinhan Finance to continue providing much-needed longer-term loans and enhance the resilience of smaller enterprises, which are critical for economic growth and job creation.


IFC Grants Loan to Caja Los Héroes to Promote Financial Inclusion in Chile

This loan aims to strengthen the institution's financial inclusion program, with a specific emphasis on supporting low-income women in Chile.