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Company name

CAJA MUNICIPAL DE AHORRO Y CRÉDITO DE AREQUIPA S.A.

Project number

14728-01

FI-3 operations are those where the risk potential is considered low: the FI’s current or future portfolio consists of financial exposure to business activities that predominantly have minimal or no adverse environmental and social impacts.

E&S category
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FI-3

Country

Peru

Sector

Financial Institutions

Status

Proposed

Disclosed date

09/29/2023

Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.

Projected board date
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12/01/2023

Approval date

12/01/2023

Signed date

12/08/2023

Sponsoring entity

N/A

Team leader

N/A

Investment type

Syndicated amount

USD $ 20,000,000

Financing amount

USD $ 30,000,000

Currency

PEN, USD

Project scope and objective

The Project consists in granting Caja Municipal de Ahorro y Crédito de Arequipa S.A. (“Caja Arequipa” or the “Caja”) a senior renewable loan of up to an amount in Peruvian Soles (“PEN”) equivalent to US$50 million, broken down as follows: (i) A Loan from IDB Invest in the amount of up to US$30 million; and (ii) B Loan in the amount of up to US$20 million. The tenor of the line is of up to six years with two disbursements per loan, each with a tenor of up to three years.

The funds will be earmarked to support the growth of the Micro- and Small-Sized Enterprises (“MSEs”) portfolio led and/or owned by women and other vulnerable groups. In addition, the financing is expected to be paired with technical advisory services defined jointly with the Caja enabling strengthening its sustainability strategy.

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Environmental and social review

IDB Invest conducts an environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) commensurate with the nature, scale, and stage of the project, and with its level of environmental and social risks and impacts. The ESDD will confirm the project E&S categorization and assess the project with respect to the client requirements in IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy. The results of the ESDD, including any identified gaps are described in the Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) provided below. For projects approved as of 2016, any gaps with respect to IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) presented below, to comply with the date mentioned above.

GENDER AND INCLUSION FINANCING WITH CAJA AREQUIPA 14728-01 – PERU ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL REVIEW ESRS

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CONTACT NAME

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POSITION

N/A

PHONE NUMBER

+992757632

EMAIL

ganazgo@cajaarequipa.pe

IDB Invest Contact

EMAIL

requestinformation@idbinvest.org

PHONE

+1(202)-566-4566

ADDRESS

1350 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

COUNTRY OFFICES

IDB Invest Country Offices

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