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    CAF is a development bank. It promotes a model of sustainable development through credit operations, grants and technical support, as well as financial structuring of public and private sector projects.
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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)1,465
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    Surge in donations sees CAF distribute record £958m

    Charities Aid Foundation has paid out more than £958 million to good causes around the world in the past year, […]

    Over 80 CAF Grant Recipients to Receive All-Terrain GRIT Wheelchairs to Move Beyond the Pavement

    CAF and GRIT Partnership Provides More Outdoor Access and Freedom to Individuals Including the Gift of the First 20 GRIT Junior Chairs on the Market CAF and GRIT Partnership Provides More Outdoor Access and Freedom to Individuals Including the Gift of the First 20 GRIT Junior Chairs on the Market

    CAF Resilience Fund distributes first £10m

    The CAF Resilience Fund has now distributed more than £10m to charitable organisations in England supporting those hardest hit by Covid-19. Grants have ranged from £10k to £100k to both registered and unregistered small and mid-sized charitable organisations.  The average amount awarded was £30,000 …

    Capacity Building: Mandu, Ssewanyana to facilitate at first CAF regional Safety & Security Training

    Two Ugandan officials Humphrey Mandu Watenga and Jamil Ssewanyana are some of the facilitators at the inaugural CAF regional safety and security more

    CAF selected Teleste’s on-board systems for the Docklands Light Railway in London


    Mexico Becomes Full Member of CAF, Builds Stronger Ties in Latin America

    Mexico’s accession as a Series A Shareholder after three decades of joint work will help the country secure greater access to long-term financial resources, as well as technical cooperation for sustainable development, among other benefits. Mexico’s accession as a Series A Shareholder after three de…
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    CAF Blogs

    Better access to quality education for Trinidad and Tobago's children and youth

    Broadening access to quality virtual education for public school students and promoting the teaching of Spanish in primary and secondary education are the key objectives of the technical cooperation between CAF and the Ministry of Education

    CAF Approves a USD 175 Million Loan to Modernize Transportation Infrastructure in Trinidad and Tobago

    The loan will support management, planning, and investment aimed at promoting the modernization of infrastructure and quality transportation services, that will contribute to economic diversification and productivity gains.

    CAF makes its first investment in a Latin American govtech

    Govtech is a new public-private collaboration mechanism where the public sector works with the most innovative aspects of the private sector, especially startups, to solve public problems through data intelligence and the highest level technologies.

    Candidates for CAF's Executive President election

    The process of electing the new Executive President of CAF -development bank of Latin America- advances with the nomination of candidates by its member countries. At the end of the term established by the Board of Directors, the candidatures of the Argentine Christian Gonzalo Asinelli, current Under…

    CAF Executive President Election

    The Board of Directors of CAF—development bank of Latin America—held a meeting today chaired by Panama’s Minister of Economy and Finance Hector Alexander to discuss the election of the institution’s next executive president.

    Moody’s Affirms CAF’s Aa3 Rating and Stable Outlook

    The risk rating agency recognizes the high levels of liquidity, good asset management and capitalization of the financial institution, and highlights its strength to successfully manage credit risks in the current and future economic context.
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    CAF Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was CAF founded?

      CAF was founded in 1970.

    • How many employees does CAF have?

      CAF has 1,465 employees.

    • Who are CAF competitors?

      Competitors of CAF include IDB Bank, UnionBank of the Philippines and NatWest Markets.