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Elizabeth Littlefield Speaks at U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership Summit

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield at U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership Summit.   OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield at U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership Summit with The Honorable Robert Hormats, Undersecretary for Economic Growth, Energy & the Environment, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank of the United States; Mr. Paul Talley, Chief Operating Read more…

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Kifaru Youth Group

Members of the Kifaru Youth Group, a microfinance loan group based in the Nairobi suburb of Kawangware, meets in June to update their finances. The group is supported with microloans from Equity Bank’s Kawangware branch, which opened in 2007 and has since seen its customer base grow from 5000 members to 80,000. “Kawangware is a slum that is becoming a Read more…

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Featured photo: International community school expansion in Kumasi, Ghana

A student at the International Community School (ICS) in Kumasi, Ghana. An OPIC loan has helped fund the expansion of this K-12 school, which offers rigorous curriculum that prepares students for college and careers. Unlike other International Schools in Ghana that serve a largely expatriate population, ICS focuses on educating local Ghanaians, who comprise 91% of the student body and Read more…

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Featured photo: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield at Rio+20

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield after the announcement of the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the Rio+20 Conference on June 22, 2012. [Photo courtesy of Walter Mesquita]

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