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Gravita: eco-responsible lead battery recycler in India

Gravita Inde
Founded in 1992, the Indian group Gravita handles some 240,000 tonnes of lead-acid batteries every year, in compliance with strict environmental and safety standards. This leading industrial player has recently been financed by Proparco. The Group is also present in Sri Lanka and five African countries and is helping to structure a sector that is often dominated by informal players in developing countries. This report is from the Group's headquarters in Jaipur, capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Proparco and NCBA Group join forces to support green financing and women economic empowerment in Kenya

NCBA kenya smes proparco africa
Proparco has signed a USD 50m facility with NCBA Kenya, a leader in the financial services sector. The funding will contribute to NCBA’s “Change The Story” sustainability agenda. NCBA is joining the 2X Challenge through this project, an initiative promoting women entrepreneurship and SMEs.
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Banco Ademi, Proparco and the European Union support the financial inclusion of Dominican entrepreneurs

Banco Ademi Proparco
Banco Ademi, strengthens its partnership with Proparco by granting two ARIZ and EURIZ portfolio guarantees equivalent in DOP to 10 million euros in Dominican pesos, and a technical assistance to the leading Dominican microfinance institution, three months after granting international financing equivalent to US$15 million in Dominican pesos.
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Baobab Banque Madagascar reduces inequalities by promoting micro-entrepreneurs, with the support of Proparco

Baobab Banque Madagascar has signed a €2 million portfolio guarantee with Proparco. The agreement enables Baobab Banque Madagascar to share the risks associated with its microfinance business. As a result, the bank will be able to step up its financial inclusion efforts among the micro-enterprises that provide a livelihood for the country's vulnerable urban populations.
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