With 53 years of existence, CABEI is the Development Bank for Central America. It is the strategic partner and leading resources provider of the region, focused on improving the quality of life of Central Americans by promoting economic and social balanced development, regional integration and the sustainable use of its natural resources.
Based in Tegucigalpa with offices in all Central America, CABEI was founded in 1960 by Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Recently, the Bank also incorporated as extra-regional members: Mexico, Republic of China (Taiwan), Argentina, Colombia, Kingdom of Spain, Panama, Dominican Republic and Belize as a beneficiary non-founding country.
CABEI’s financial strength is recognized by grade A scale ratings recognized by four different international rating agencies: Standard & Poor´s with an A rating, Moody’s with an A2 rating, Fitch Ratings with an A rating and Japan Credit Rating (JCR) with an A+ rating.
MASHAV is the Hebrew acronym for Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation.
MASHAV is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the State of Israel’s development cooperation programs. As such, MASHAV is dedicated to providing developing countries with the best of Israel’s experience in development and planning.