COVID19: CAF makes USD 2.5 billion available for countries to protect their population and economies COVID19: CAF makes USD 2.5 billion available for countries to protect their population and economies March 23, 2020 As a development ally to Latin America, CAF makes available an Emergency Credit Line of rapid disbursement of up to USD 2.5 billion, which will allow authorities to offer a rapid and timely response to mitigate the effects of COVID-19's expansion, an…
CAF makes USD 300 million available to meet Coronavirus contingencies in Latin America CAF makes USD 300 million available to meet Coronavirus contingencies in Latin America March 03, 2020 The institution reiterated its shareholder countries the provision of a contingent line of credit to support adequate risk management and provide a timely response to the possible effects associated with the Coronavirus in the region. Additionally, t…
CAF and UNICEF Team Up for Early Childhood and Youth Development in Latin America CAF and UNICEF Team Up for Early Childhood and Youth Development in Latin America December 02, 2019 CAF—development bank of Latin America—and UNICEF signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to strengthen their collaboration on early childhood, training in life skills for youth and social protection policies for children and adolescents. The purpo…
Argentina, Chile and Mexico Win #IdeasParaElFuturo Competition Argentina, Chile and Mexico Win #IdeasParaElFuturo Competition November 05, 2019 CAF–Development Bank of Latin America–has announced the winners of its #IdeasParaElFuturo university student essay contest, held on the occasion of the institution’s 50th anniversary, in partnership with the central banks of other Ibero-American coun…
Burle Marx Exhibit in CAF Gallery Burle Marx Exhibit in CAF Gallery September 19, 2019 The photo exhibition dedicated to the famous Brazilian artist and environmentalist will open soon at the CAF gallery.
Municipal Savings and Loans Banks to Offer Financial Services for Women Municipal Savings and Loans Banks to Offer Financial Services for Women September 16, 2019 The CMAC System employs almost 10,000 women, 87% of them in living provinces and 54% of them in the 30–45 age group.
CAF presents progress in women’s financial inclusion at Women Economic Forum CAF presents progress in women’s financial inclusion at Women Economic Forum August 05, 2019 During the Women Economic Forum (WEF) held in Cartagena de Indias, Carolina España, CAF representative in Colombia, discussed how banking can be more gender-inclusive and support business development as part of the sustainable development goals.
“Internet for All” to benefit 6 million Peruvians with 4G mobile internet and close digital divide by 2021 June 27, 2019 Telefónica del Perú, Facebook, IDB Invest and CAF officially launched a new company called “Internet para Todos” (Internet for All - IPT) which aims to connect people with no access in more than 30,000 rural locations in Peru.
CAF to present 20 cultural offerings for 13th Long Night of Museums   CAF to present 20 cultural offerings for 13th Long Night of Museums May 07, 2019 CAF will once again transform its building into a large art gallery and will open its doors to historical and contemporary visual, musical and scientific expressions.