Making an impact

Stories from the region


The Program for Improved Accessibility and Quality of Health Services and Networks helped improve health and well-being in that country by addressing gaps in the coverage and quality of health services.

  • 3

    This project supports SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

IDB Invest is supporting renewable energy projects such as La Jacinta, in Uruguay the country’s first commercial-scale solar photovoltaic power plant.

  • SDG 7

    This project supports SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

From 2012 to 2017 the IDB supported the country in addressing the renewable energy and energy efficiency gap through the Sustainable Energy Investment Programme.

  • SDG 7

    This project supports SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

IDB Invest provided financing to Daycoval, a mid-sized Brazilian bank, to expand its SME lending portfolio, including reaching clients outside the country’s main urban centers.

  • SDG 8

    The project supports SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.