Panama signs $75 million loan with the World Bank

The Government signed two loans with the World Banks for heath and educational projects, President Martin Torrijos reported.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

The Government of Panama will contribute an additional $25.75 million to the loans in order to implement the health and educational programs.
This loan from the World Bank "ensure the availability of resources and the continuation of social policies so that the country can continue to grow and more importantly close the social gap," the president said.

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$100 million for Improvements in Panama's Fiscal Management

May 2013

The World Bank and the Government of Panama have signed off on a $100 million loan to improve the country's fiscal management and increase the efficiency of social protection programs.

From a press release published by the World Bank (WB):

The World Bank and the Government of Panama signed off on Wednesday on a loan agreement for $100 million to support the country's efforts to improve fiscal management and to increase efficiency in the social protection programs "Universal Scholarship", "100 to 70 "and" Network of Opportunities ", which together benefit over 925,000 Panamanians.

Nicaragua Receives Loan from IDB

December 2010

The IDB approved a $ 12.5 million loan for the Comprehensive Care Program for Nicaraguan Children (PAININ).

The project aims to contribute to the development of children less than six years old in conditions of extreme poverty in rural Nicaragua and improve their opportunities, including timely entry into the educational system.

Guatemala: World Bank Approves USD 350 Million Loan

July 2009

The World Bank Board of Directors approved a USD 350 million Development Policy Loan (DPL) for the government of Guatemala.

With the objective of continuing to support the country’s efforts to improve its fiscal and institutional policies and mitigate the impact of this global crisis.

Honduras and the World Bank sign accord for $30 million

September 2008

The credit agreement is to help small agricultural producers through the Rural Competitiveness Project.

Minister of Finance, Rebeca Santos, stated that the resources from the agreement will be used to help the small agricultural producers associations and to create alliances with commercial partners and to implement joint business plans to expand access to the market and increase the income of the producers.

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