Project detail - FINANCIERA FDL S.A.

FINANCIERA FDL S.A.

Status: Approved investment
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Who is our customer

Financiera FDL is the largest microfinance institution (MFI) in Nicaragua. FDL was founded with the aim of establishing and/or improving access to finance for micro-entrepreneurs in Nicaragua's rural areas.

What is our funding objective?

FDL will use the new facility to continue funding clients in underserved areas of Nicaragua. The objective of these funds is to extend access to finance for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Why do we fund this investment?

FMO believes that stable access to finance for micro and small enterprises contributes to economic development. With this long-term financing FMO supports Financiera FDL in its mission to extend access to small enterprises and contributes to the stability of the Nicaraguan financial sector.

What is the Environmental and Social categorization rationale?

The project has been categorised as Category C in accordance with FMO’s Sustainability Policy. The Project’s activities are deemed to have minimal or no adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts. As part of the Project, Financiera FDL will be required to apply the EDFI Exclusion List and Nicaragua E&S laws and regulations.

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Date Total FMO financing
8/6/2021 USD 3.00 MLN
7/10/2020 EUR 0.03 MLN
Website customer/investment
http://www.fdl.org.ni
Region
Latin America & The Caribbean
Country
Nicaragua
Sector
Financial Institutions
Publication date
9/26/2019
Effective date
11/26/2019
Total FMO financing
USD 3.00 MLN
Funding
MASSIF
Risk categorization on environmental and social impacts, A = high risk, B+ = medium high risk, B = medium risk, C = low risk Environmental & Social Category
(A, B+, B or C)
C