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We promote initiatives aimed at addressing the challenge of reducing poverty and inequality by channeling resources to activities in key areas, applied with a multi-dimensional approach which includes music, sports, telemedicine and socio-productive inclusion projects to strengthen the creation of social and human capital.

The 5th International Urban Development and Social Inclusion Contest aims to improve quality of life in citiesimg -  The 5th International Urban Development and Social Inclusion Contest aims to improve quality of life in cities15 de March de 2018

CAF is looking for a way to improve the standard of living in communities. Specifically, it is seeking to improve people’s quality of life and to incorporate irregular settlements into the city by coming up with and introducing innovative, rele...

Cities to be Leading Voices at G20 Summit in Buenos Aires

13 de December de 2017

C40 Cities launches Urban20 (U20) to raise the profile of urban issues and enhance the role of cities in the G20 agenda. Mayors of Buenos Aires & Paris announce inaugural U20 Mayors Summit to be held in October 2018

More than 4,000 families between La Paz and Oruro benefited from the project "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway"

07 de July de 2017

José Carrera, CAF Corporate Vice-President of Social Development, arrived in La Paz to present the second publication in the Pasos (Steps) series, "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway," which includes the main results of the project that is part...

Soccer with Heart: measuring the goals that change lives

28 de June de 2017

A study conducted by CAF seeks to ascertain the importance of soccer in developing socio-emotional skills and other measures of health and well-being in children and adolescents

CAF launches “Pro-inclusion” policies, a practical guide to inclusive urban development

18 de October de 2016

Through fundamental axes based on concrete and real experiences regarding practices that have the potential to be replicated in other urban centers, CAF - Development Bank of Latin America contributes to the region's competitiveness.

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Gender equity: challenges for women
Achieving gender equity is one of the greatest challenges in today's society, which seeks the inclusion of women in decision-making processes. 
Music to Grow - Kodaly Method
The Kodaly Method, which originated in Hungary, is an innovating musical methodology, created by Zoltan Kodaly more than 100 years ago. Today, this method is taught in multiple countries in Eur...
Inclusive, productive and resilient cities: the challenge to win the fight against inequality in Latin America
During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic grow...
Luthier by soul and profession
A school in Caricuao, Caracas, teaches young people with different motor skills handicaps to build string instruments 
Five best practices to make your city inclusive and sustainable
The five best practices are: a public transportation that enables social cohesion, public spaces, housing and the corresponding services (such as water and sanitation), education, and finally,...
img - Seminar: Equitable, competitive, and sustainable development
Seminar: Equitable, competitive, and sustainable development
Leaders of the agricultural and livestock sector of Colombia will analyze the social and economic conditions of the rural population, technology, productivity and efficiency of the agricultura...
img - "Múltiples miradas, un territorio" (Multiple looks, One Territory
"Múltiples miradas, un territorio" (Multiple looks, One Territory
CAF shows the scope of its social initiatives through an exhibition that uses photography as an instrument of social inclusion, and exhibits the beneficiaries as creators and protagonists