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We promote the design and use of novel mechanisms to facilitate access to financing by MSMEs through alliances with strategic local partners that share their interest and have proved their capacity to execute programs focused on improving their financial conditions.

CAF confirms its commitment towards Colombia’s sustainable developmentimg - CAF confirms its commitment towards Colombia’s sustainable development07 de August de 2018

The executive president of CAF, Luis Carranza, met with Colombian President-elect Iván Duque to reinforce the multilateral agency’s commitment to support major issues regarding the country’s socio-economic development. During his visit to Colom...

USD 50-million line of credit for Santander Brazil to increase financing for SMEs led by women

03 de August de 2018

The goal is to reduce the gender gap in access to products in the country’s financial system and contribute to the productive transformation across the nation

New fund to improve competitiveness of Latin American SMEs

17 de July de 2018

CAF and COFIDES will create a fund to support Latin American SMEs, in order to generate financial returns and boost the economic, environmental and social development of the region.

CAF supported 729 entrepreneurs with loans managed through crowdfunding

30 de March de 2016

Through an agreement signed with Kiva, 300 more than expected micro-loans were handled in four of CAF's shareholder countries, 93.83% of them to women. This operation constituted the first direct financing in a crowdfunding platform by a d...

SMEs in Mexico, the key to improve competitiveness

16 de March de 2016

Entrepreneurial leaders, academics, and representatives of the public sector will meet in the II Italian-American Forum to debate about the measures to improve competitiveness in Mexico 

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Challenges of SMEs in Latin America
SMEs account for over 90% of all enterprises in Latin America, generating more than half of the total jobs and a quarter of GDP. Their growth opportunities multiply annually, but they also have...