Project detail - BANCO SOLIDARIO S.A.


Status: Completed investment
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Who is our customer

Banco Solidario (“Solidario”) is the second largest microfinance-oriented bank in Ecuador. Banco Solidario has Total Assets of USD 780 mln and is serving more than 286,000 credit clients.

What is our funding objective?

To contribute to Banco Solidario Capacity Development (CD) trajectory for serving women owned businesses in Ecuador and continue its support of micro entrepreneurs in the growth and formalization of their micro enterprises as well as to attend new clients in the SME segment.

Why do we fund this investment?

Banco Solidario would like to engage the advisory services of international consultants to support them with its SME strategy and in its gender finance journey and build its capacity for better serving the women’s market. The final aim is to grow the number of women and average loan size in the SME portfolio in a more sustainable, effective and efficient way.

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Date Total FMO financing
6/17/2021 USD 20.00 MLN
8/8/2019 USD 10.00 MLN
Website customer/investment
Latin America & The Caribbean
Financial Institutions
Effective date
End date
Total FMO financing
EUR 0.06 MLN
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)