Inclusive savings for remittance clients – a practical framework

This report is based on a meeting of the Working Group on Remittances and Savings, which was held at the Multilateral Investment Fund’s headquarters on July 10, 2014.

Report: remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean rose to $61 billion in 2011

MIF’s annual analysis of migrants’ money transfers shows year-on-year growth of 6% Latin American and Caribbean migrants sent $61 billion in remittances to their home countries last year, up 6 percent from $57.6 billion in 2010, according to a report released today by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank group.

IDB: Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010 – Stabilization after the crisis

Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean are likely to rise this year after stabilizing during 2010, although a weaker dollar and higher inflation are reducing their purchasing power in many countries, according to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF).

Risks across Borders

The path of a migrant is generally a risky one. Crossing borders, often illegally; leaving loved ones behind; trusting new

Ten Years of Innovation in Remittances: Lessons Learned and Models for the Future

This document is a review of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF)’s remittance program since 2000, when it began.

Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2009: The impact of the global financial crisis

Remittance flows to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2009 were not immune to the impact of the global financial crisis.

South-South Remittances: Importance of the Costa Rica-Nicaragua Corridor

This document was prepared by: Ricardo Monge-González , Oswald Céspedes-Torres and Juan Carlos Vargas-Aguilar.

Remesas Sur-Sur: Importancia del corredor Costa Rica Nicaragua

Este documento fue elaborado por: Ricardo Monge González , Oswald Céspedes Torres y Juan Carlos Vargas Aguilar. El trabajo constituye parte del proyecto “Bancarización de remesas, democratización financiera y oportunidades innovadoras de inversión en Costa Rica y Nicaragua: casos comparativos sur-sur y norte-sur”, el cual es ejecutado por la Academia de Centroamérica en forma conjunta con el Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, la Fundación CAATEC y el Centro de Incubación de Empresas del Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (CIE TEC).

Understanding the continuing effect of the economic crisis on remittances to Latin America…

This report presents fieldwork research and results of a nationwide survey of Latin American and Caribbean migrants on how the economic crisis is affecting their economic situation and their ability to send remittances.

M-Banking

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