IFC Providing $5 Million to Timor-Leste's Kaebauk Investimentu no Finansas, S.A. to Improve Access to Finance for Farmers, With a Focus on Women
The investment is expected to lead to over 10,000 more people gaining access to finance by 2024, of which over 75 percent will be women.
IFC announced a $50 million loan to Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited to help it expand lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) so they can sustain business activities disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
IFC is providing a $50 million senior loan to Garanti BBVA to help micro, small, and medium enterprises weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IFC has partnered with six global insurance companies to mobilize $2 billion in credit capacity under the Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Program (MCPP).
The agreement is part of a regional effort by IFC, working with banks, financial institutions, credit bureaus and central banks in Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu to guide them through the process of moving to comprehensive credit reporting.
IFC’s $50 Million In Support to Commercial Bank of Ceylon to Boost Finance for Small Businesses in Sri Lanka Amid COVID-19
The funding will be used to expand lending to small and medium-sized enterprises, with over a third dedicated to businesses owned by women.
The transaction will help the company expand its product offerings to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and is designed to support the economic recovery from the COVID-19 health crisis.
Mongolia: IFC and Financial Regulatory Commission Join Hands to Develop Green Finance and Improve Access to Funding for Small & Medium Enterprises
The initiative aims to develop green financing, as well as improving access to financial products and services for the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises.
Pakistan’s micro, small and medium sized enterprises and individual consumers are set to benefit from the creation of an electronic registry that allows for the country’s financial institutions to use moveable assets as collateral for loans.