Banco Popular is a Bank specialized in micro and small businesses in Honduras.
Type of investment
- Local economic growth
- Financial inclusion
In 2017 BIO participated together with IFC, FMO, Bamboo and BCIE in a pro rata capital increase of Lps. 17.265 million (approx. USD 735 k) in Banco Popular.
The capital increase request followed a requirement of the Honduran Banking Commission that decided to increase the amount of minimal capital for financial institutions from USD 17 M to USD 21 M.
Local economic growth
The primary goal of this project is to provide access to credit to microentrepreneurs and SMEs in Honduras. Banco Popular is the leader bank dedicated to microfinance in Honduras.
Access to credit for micro-entrepreneurs; Population's access to savings services, payment and transfer services
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