IFC, Sogebank hope to boost SME access to financial services with US$40mn project

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Haiti's Sogebank are collaborating to improve access to financial services for local SMEs, an initiative expected to result in more than US$40mn in funding for SMEs and job creation, a press release from the multilateral reads.

The project involves reengineering the bank's existing SME unit; improving its SME product line, methodology and risk management; and recruiting and training SME loan officers.

This project is part of IFC's MSME Finance Program in Latin America and the Caribbean, in partnership with the Netherlands-IFC Partnership Program, known as NIPP.

Start your 15 day free trial now!


Already a subscriber? Please, login

Sogebank is the leading bank in Haiti and offers retail and corporate banking, microfinance, remittance distribution and factoring.