Supporting Micro Businesses in Latin America

Supporting Micro-business in Latin America is critical to economic development. The single biggest source of jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean; some 50 million microenterprises provide employment to 120 million people, generating nearly two-thirds of the regions GDP. The Micronet program is the result of an alliance between the World Bank and Microsoft, providing technology support to entrepreneurs. A local coffee exporter saw its exports double with the help of skills learned from the Micronet Centre in Quenca, Ecuador.

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CMT (1426 Days ago)
Good to see support for SMEs in LATAM. Need more of this type of programming.

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