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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.

Closing the infrastructure gap to build more inclusive societies img - Closing the infrastructure gap to build more inclusive societies  08 de April de 2016

In the World Strategic Forum the debate will focus on the challenges that Latin America faces at a time when the world context forces to find new paths to leave uncertainty behind and advance toward prosperity 

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.

Fans of the Olympic and Patalympic Games may help protect children

03 de August de 2016

Sports lovers worldwide are challenged to remain active in favor of children 

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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,...
Luthier by soul and profession
A school in Caricuao, Caracas, teaches young people with different motor skills handicaps to build string instruments 
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...
The value of Social Inclusion for The Development
The problems of inequality and poverty in Latin America are due to the fact that it is very difficult to connect people physically (from marginal areas to working places). The challenge is to ...
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. 
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 
Deporte para la ciudadanía en Río de Janeiro
Profesores de un centro social, deportivo y educativo de Niteroi, en Río de Janeiro, pudieron aprender de las mejores prácticas deportivas globales, gracias a SOMOS y la Fundación Real Madrid.
El turismo, aliado perfecto del desarrollo en América Latina
Si bien una parte importante de la oferta turística aun le pertenece al turismo tradicional, empieza a crecer la búsqueda de experiencias turísticas respetuosas con la sociedad y el ambiente.
Hacia un nuevo modelo de gestión urbana en América Latina
Es imprescindible entender la ciudad como un espacio en el que se desarrollan un conjunto de actividades sociales, económicas y políticas que interactúan y se retroalimentan.
Bancos de desarrollo y globalización
Varios hechos políticos inesperados en 2016 han subrayado aún más una tendencia que se ha consolidado en los últimos años: la crisis de la globalización
Mejorar el capital humano es clave para combatir la informalidad en America Latina
La informalidad laboral sigue siendo uno de los principales problemas que enfrenta la región para poder equipararse a las economías avanzadas.