Microfinanzas y tecnología al servicio del desarrollo
“We must move from managing crises to preventing them”. This was the uncompromising message of the General Secretary of the United Nations at the European Development Days (EDD), the most important event on development organized each year by the European Union, and a forum attended by members of governments, NGOs, agencies and experts in the […]
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation presents its performance report at the Institute of International Finance in Washington
The 2015 Social Performance Report contains a summary of the activities of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) in the seven Latin American countries, where it works with vulnerable people to help them rise out of poverty by supporting their small businesses. Tim Adams, President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance (IIF), opened the […]
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation attends the twice-yearly meeting of the United Nations Private Sector Advisory Group
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) has taken part in the twice-yearly meeting of the Private Sector Advisory Group for the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDGF) created by the UN in April 2015, held at the United Nations headquarters in New York. This latest meeting focused on defining future collaboration programs between the United Nations system […]
Queen Letizia visits the BBVA Microfinance Foundation to learn about its activities
Francisco González, chairman of BBVA, presented Queen Letizia with the 2015 Social Impact Report, containing a summary of the Foundation’s activities in the seven Latin American countries in which it works to support vulnerable people and help them rise out of poverty. The BBVA Microfinance Foundation (FMBBVA) is a philanthropic initiative with a powerful social […]
Vulnerable people enjoy a unique opportunity with Jordi Roca, one of the world’s top pastry chefs
Entrepreneurs with small businesses in the restaurant and food sector attended a talk in Santiago de Chile given by the chef at the Celler de Can Roca, considered the best restaurant in the world in 2015. The BBVA Microfinance Foundation, aligned with and recognized for its fulfillment of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals […]
Eight women entrepreneurs from Banco ADOPEM, winners of the national “Madre Ejemplar 2016” (Model Mother) award in the Dominican Republic
With this award, the Office of the First Lady of the Dominican Republic recognizes mothers who have been outstanding in terms of their dedication, training, solidarity and progress for their families and for society as a whole. The eight entrepreneurs from Banco ADOPEM chosen as “Madre Ejemplar 2016” received the award from Cándida Montilla de […]
La innovación tecnológica como herramienta para el desarrollo
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) is invited by the European Commission to talk about the importance of technology for the economic and social development of vulnerable entrepreneurs. The European Development Days (EDD) take place in Brussels on 15 and 16 June. This is the European Union’s most important development event, and is attended every year […]
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation participates in the 2016 SPTF Annual Meeting
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) has taken part in the 2016 SPTF Annual Meeting, an annual event organized by the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) that brings together specialists in the microfinance sector.
What are Productive Responsible Finance?
Productive Responsible Finance are the specialty of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation and the method it uses: this concept has been developed and modeled in the Foundation, as it is considered the most effective and sustainable way to provide financing in the fight against poverty.