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Featured photo: Supporting small businesses in Africa

In Nairobi, Kenya, Equity Bank CEO Dr. James Mwangi introduces OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield to Equity Bank agent Maureen Wambugu.

In Nairobi, Kenya, Equity Bank CEO Dr. James Mwangi (center) introduces OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield to Equity Bank agent Maureen Wambugu (right). One of the bank’s community branches is surrounded by several local businesses, including a second hand shoe trader, whose owner used an Equity Bank micro loan to expand his business. OPIC is providing $8.45 million in financing to Equity Bank as part of a $50.7 million investment by the Helios Sub-Saharan Africa Fund I.


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