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Did you know: Women drive the world’s food population

Photo Credit: Hailey Tucker/One Acre Fund   Did you know women make up the majority of the agricultural labor force in many developing countries, and are often unable to manage or own the land on which they work? The majority of... Read more...

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Investing in the world’s women by investing in development

Women work and shop at a market in Myanmar. ​​​​​​​ Photo Credit: John Rae for Accion   Earlier this month, OPIC committed $5 million in financing to support microfinance lending in Myanmar, with a focus on the low-income female... Read more...

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OPIC in New York: A look at how OPIC investments support multiple businesses

  OPIC hosts its second Expanding Horizons workshop of the year on June 16 in New York City, where small businesses will gather to learn more about the benefits of expanding into developing markets overseas. OPIC has been hosting these... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Consulting local communities in Sierra Leone during a monitoring trip

  In rural Sierra Leone, local community members meet with an OPIC team monitoring an agriculture project. OPIC is committed to ​​​​​​​​​​​supporting projects that support American businesses in the global economy and also promote... Read more...

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Next Stop for OPIC’s Small Business Workshop- New York City

Small business owners seeking advice at OPIC’s Expanding Horizons workshop   OPIC is headed to New York City next month to host its second Expanding Horizons small business workshop of the year. On June 16, small businesses and... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Mother and smallholder farmer provides for her family

Photo credit: Stephanie Hanson, One Acre Fund   In honor of Mother’s Day, we feature Robai Nyongesa, a mother of three and a smallholder farmer in Western Kenya who has been able to produce more food to the support her family with... Read more...

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Six things to know if you’re exploring emerging markets: OPIC featured in Entrepreneur

Image credit: John Lund | Getty Images   Looking for your next customer? It may pay to look far from home. Today, the vast majority of the world’s consumers live outside the United States, and a growing share of those people... Read more...

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OPIC partners pay back: QuantumID Technologies

Latest in an ongoing series. Read more about some of the other OPIC partners that have repaid their loans in full The Eye Fund Juan Santamaria International Airport Sante GMT American International School of Abuja Global Partnerships... Read more...

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Featured Photo: OPIC’s Expanding Horizons series kicks-off in Oregon

  In Portland, Oregon this week, more than 60 small businesses and entrepreneurs from 16 states learned about OPIC’s finance and insurance products that support investment in emerging markets at the first Expanding Horizons workshop for... Read more...

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OPIC meets with American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt

  This week a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt met with OPIC Acting President and CEO Dev Jagadesan and other OPIC officials to discuss how OPIC can support investment in Egypt. OPIC has a strong portfolio of... Read more...

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