To be effective, social and economic action must be gender focused Juan E. Notaro FONPLATA Executive President The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has affected women more severely than men, especially in Latin America, where they work mainly in the informal sector of the economy. “Women earn less, save...
The Executive Board of FONPLATA informed that the Development Bank made available to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay a support line of up to USD 1 billion in special financial conditions to mitigate the COVID-19 negative effects. This new support line is part of other actions taken...
The Development Bank has approved a US$30-million funding for the Agua y Cloaca más Trabajo (Water and Sanitation plus Jobs) program, which, through the expansion of drinking water and sanitation networks, aims at improving the quality of life of vulnerable population and promoting socioeconomic...
The “FONPLATA Tahuichi Cup” had 430 teams, comprised of both girls and boys from different parts of the country, competing in 14 categories for seven days, demonstrating that soccer can be an important integration tool. The soccer championship, organized by the “Tahuichi Academy” with the support of...