Assessing the State of Youth Financial Inclusion in Developing Contexts
This guide draws primarily from the lessons learned during the realization of a series of assessments on the state of youth financial inclusion in Uganda, Kenya, and Guatemala in 2019 and 2020.
Promoting Access to Agricultural Finance for Youth in Developing Countries
This publication underlines the trends, core challenges, opportunities, innovative solutions and initiatives associated with agricultural financing for youth.
Mastercard Commits to Delivering Economic Empowerment Tools and Resources to More Than One Million Women in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
The commitments are part of Mastercard’s engagement, as a founding member, in the Partnership for Central America.
Making Climate Risk Microinsurance Work
This case study captures a Guatemalan insurance company's journey of offering climate risk microinsurance, including details on the delivery model employed, financial performance, and key learnings.
IFC Partners With Banco G&T Continental in Guatemala to Launch Its Climate Finance Business, Expand SME and Housing Finance
The $80 million-dollar funding will help G&T launch its climate finance business, a first in the country, focusing on financing green buildings and green housing projects.
Fintech Potential for Remittance Transfers: A Central America Perspective
This paper analyzes the potential for fintech to facilitate cheaper and more efficient remittances, and to enhance financial inclusion in Central America.
IFC Supports Banco Agromercantil, BAM to Expand Financing for SMEs Affected by COVID-19, Helping Economic Recovery in Guatemala
More than 1000 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Guatemala will have improved access to finance, as a result of a partnership between IFC and Banco Agromercantil.
United Nations Federal Credit Union Partners With Thunes for Mobile Money Transfers
The collaboration enables UNFCU members to transfer money to mobile wallets in select countries in local currencies.