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Featured Photo: Expanding access to affordable healthcare in Cameroon

  In Yaoundé, Cameroon, the OPIC-supported Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute provides affordable eye care and sight-saving cataract surgery to thousands. Blindness is twice as common in Africa as it is worldwide, and blindness caused by... Read more...

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Cameroon hospital offers a model for Africa - and the world: OPIC featured in the Cameroon Post

OPIC Executive Vice President David Bohigian who traveled with an OPIC delegation to West Africa this week, wrote in the Cameroon Post about OPIC’s model of investing in development and about one healthcare project the agency supports in Cameroon.... Read more...

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Investing in Africa's next stage of growth: OPIC featured in Ghana News

“There was a time when relatively few foreign investors recognized Africa’s potential. But for several years now, Africa has been widely seen as a region that not only had a great need for investment in infrastructure, healthcare, technology and... Read more...

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OPIC by the numbers: 2017

OPIC committed to multiple projects in 2017 to increase support for women in the developing world and unlock the multi-trillion dollar investment opportunity they represent.   As 2017 comes to a close, we take a look back at some... Read more...

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Did you know: OPIC is helping Ukraine move closer to energy security?

Left to right: President of SE NNEGC Energoatom Yuri Neashkovsky; Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission George Kent; and Representing Central Storage Safety Project Trust,... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Major infrastructure project is increasing tourism and boosting commerce

  In Quito, Ecuador, a traveler shops for Ecuadorian chocolate at the locally-owned República del Cacao shop at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport. República del Cacao began as a tiny kiosk selling fine locally-produced chocolate... Read more...

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Did you know: OPIC supports women-owned small businesses in Mongolia?

  In Mongolia, Uranchimeg Erdenebat used financing from XacBank LLC for research and development to expand her cosmetics line and reach more customers. Erdenebat produces cosmetics from locally sourced organic ingredients and exports her... Read more...

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Did you know: OPIC has helped reduce the deficit for 40 straight years?

  Fiscal year 2017 marks OPIC’s 40th consecutive year of operating as a self-sustaining government agency that generates money for deficit reduction. OPIC’s model of development finance has long enabled the agency to support development... Read more...

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OPIC ranks Best Place to Work in the Federal Government

A new survey of federal employees ranks OPIC the best place to work among small government agencies. The report from the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service also ranked OPIC first among small agencies in several sub-categories including... Read more...

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At Global Entrepreneurship Summit, OPIC highlights need for investment in women

  Last week, OPIC joined leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The theme for this year’s event, “Women First, Prosperity for All”, focused on increasing economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs.... Read more...

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