Latin America

My job requires me to be an Excel and data nerd. You can usually find me wading through due diligence reports, financial statements and monitoring spreadsheets. These are the resources I depend on to evaluate investments in current and potential partners.

Tags: due diligence   field visit   Latin America   Peru   

What is the current state of impact investing in Latin America? The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) hosted a webinar on April 11 to discuss this very topic.

Tags: accelerators   ANDE   Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs   impact   Latin America         

Since World Health Day was on April 7, "an opportunity for individuals in every community to get involved in activities that can lead to better health," it's fitting that the Global Health and Innovation Conference (GHIC) will take place this weekend.

Tags: access   COMIXMUL   community pharmacy   Latin America   

A Chinese-funded transoceanic canal in Nicaragua is slated for development but with it comes concerns about whether or not it will help the country, the second-poorest in the Western Hemisphere, after Haiti.

Tags: canal   Latin America   Nicaragua   poverty   

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Andy Lohof, director of program initiatives. Get to know Andy in this short Q&A:

Tags: Africa   Latin America   program initiatives   

We are delighted to announce that we were presented with an “Access to Finance” award as part of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC, the U.S. government’s development finance institution) inaugural Impact Awards.

Tags: access to finance   cooperative   Impact Award   Latin America   microfinance   OPIC   

We are excited to share that we have expanded our partnership with Friendship Bridge, a nonprofit microfinance institution dedicated to improving the lives of impoverished women in rural Guatemala, by adding them to our Health Services Fund (HSF).

Tags: Friendship Bridge   Guatemala   health services   Health Services Fund   Latin America   rural health   

In our latest Investors Report, Mark Coffey, chief investment and operating officer, underscores our commitment to investments focused on social impact and reiterates the challenge of focusing entirely on numbers for impact measurement.

Tags: Bolivia   Emprender   investors report   Latin America