Emergency Liquidity Facility

The Emergency Liquidity Facility (ELF) is a fund based in San Jose, Costa Rica with operations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. ELF has US$21 million available to assist affiliated institutions in emergency situations. ELF was created with the participation of bilateral and multilateral institutions, as well as private investors. ELF’s purpose is to serve as a lender of last resort to microfinance institutions (MFIs) affected by natural disasters or man-made crisis.