United Nations Population Fund
The United Nations Population Fund UNFPA is the lead UN agency that funds programs with a mission to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every child’s birth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. The work of UNFPA is based on the premise that all human beings are entitled to equal rights and protections. It focuses on women and young people because these are groups whose ability to exercise their right to sexual and reproductive health is often compromised.
Link to official website: http://www.unfpa.org/
CAF Development Bank of Latin America
CAF is a development bank created in 1970, owned by 19 countries – 17 of Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal- as well as 14 private banks in the region. The Bank provides sustainable development and regional integration through an efficient mobilization of resources for a timely provision of multiple financial services, with high value added, to clients in the public and private sectors of the shareholder countries.
Link to official website: http://www.caf.com/en
Inter-American Development Bank
The Inter-American Development Bank works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. It helps to improve health and education and advance infrastructure through financial and technical support. The bank provides loans, grants, and technical assistance; and conducts extensive research.
Link to official website: http://www.iadb.org/en/inter-american-development-bank,2837.html
International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.The IMF’s primary purpose is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system—the system of exchange rates and international payments that enables countries (and their citizens) to transact with each other.
Link to official website: http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm