The financing package aims to support micro, small and medium enterprises, women-owned SMEs, housing for underserved segments, and climate-smart investments, including green buildings.
Family remittances received by El Salvador totaled $1,600.7 million in the period from January to April 2020, lower by $173.3 million compared to the same period of the previous year, with a reduction equivalent to -9.8 percent.
This publication presents the main results of MFI client surveys in seven countries (Bhutan, Myanmar, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Cape Verde and El Salvador), as well as the concrete measures taken by MFIs to meet the needs expressed by their clients.
Small transfers of bitcoin to El Salvador jumped over four-fold in May from a year ago but still represent a small amount when compared to remittances sent in dollars.
This paper analyzes the potential for fintech to facilitate cheaper and more efficient remittances, and to enhance financial inclusion in Central America.