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A Peruvian-born social enterprise set out to build the coding skills of young women from low-income backgrounds and place them in well-paying jobs through its employer network.
This project supports SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
women completed coding boot-camp
graduates of the project were placed in jobs
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.
The project supports SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
growth of SME portfolio
Women entrepreneurs in STEM have been on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years thanks to initiatives such as the IDB Lab-supported WISE program, which aims to help women studying in STEM fields start new ventures through training, mentoring, networking, and business support.
The project supports SDG 5: Gender Equality.
female students completed entrepreneurship courses
women founders of tech-based start-ups received mentoring support
In Trinidad and Tobago, from 2011 to 2018, the IDB supported the Neighborhood Upgrading Program, which worked to improve the living and housing conditions for low-income groups in marginal areas.
This project supported SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
families benefited from neighborhood upgrades
families benefited from home improvement subsidies
IDB Invest is supporting renewable energy projects such as La Jacinta, in Uruguay the country’s first commercial-scale solar photovoltaic power plant.
This project supports SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
tons of CO2 emissions avoided
Learn how the IDB Group supports the SDGs
The IDB Group's strategic priorities support all 17 SDGs, emphasizing the region’s most critical development challenges and cross-cutting issues.
The Institutional Strategy of the IDB Group serves as the Group’s core strategic guidance.
The Development Effectiveness Overview showcases the results and impact of the IDB Group's work in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This joint report, issued under the guidance of the Heads of 11 MDBs and the IMF, presents collective and individual efforts to support countries in achieving the SDGs
The IDB’s Sustainability Report details our integrated approach to sustainability, including selected operations and research that contribute to the SDGs.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE IDB GROUP
The IDB Group is the leading source of development finance for Latin America and the Caribbean. It helps to improve lives by providing financial solutions and development knowhow to public and private sector clients. The group comprises the IDB, which has worked with governments for 60 years; IDB Invest, which serves the private sector; and IDB Lab, which tests innovative ways to enable more inclusive growth.