CABEI - Central American Bank for Economic Integration

Program’s General Objective

The program’s objective is to provide resources for the purchase, remodeling and improvement of housing, as well as the purchase of productive assets and working capital in order to overcome the housing deficit problem at a regional level.

  Beneficiary Countries

Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua y Costa Rica.

Participating Financial Institutions

Intermediary Financial Institutions (IFIs) that comply with the eligibility requirements established by CABEI may participate pursuant to current norms.

Benefits for Financial Institutions

The financial intermediary will have a unique source of resources in the market to finance housing solutions aimed at the middle class.  

  Final Beneficiary of the Resources

People who wish to acquire, build or improve a middle housing and housing developers as credit users.

 Benefits for the Final Beneficiary

People will have the opportunity to have medium housing.

Currency of CABEI Disbursements (loans)

Loans are granted in US dollars, pursuant to available resources at CABEI

Interest Rate

The interest rate applied to the intermediary is established pursuant to CABEI’s current norms and is reviewed every three months or earlier if necessary.

Resource Source

The Program is financed with resources from the Central American  Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI).


In order to access financing from CABEI’s special programs, an IFI may request the opening of a Global Credit Line (GCL) with CABEI.

Discover the Benefits of a GCL:

  • Be part of Central America’s largest and most renowned intermediary base, which channels resources to different areas of development.
  • Pursuant to your growth and performance, request future extensions to your GCL amount.
  • Use the resources of the approved GCL, in dollars or local currency, pursuant to your financing needs.
  • Preferentially opt to technical assistance resources for expansion and strengthening.
  • Choose different CABEI programs and products, which have been established with the Bank’s own resources and resources from international cooperation organizations.
  • Benefit from the different products and services developed by CABEI to strengthen the financial sector, which attends different areas of the region.