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Meeting the global unemployment challenge

A report earlier this month from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) offered some staggering measures of worldwide unemployment. IFC said there are currently 200 million people unemployed around the world – a number roughly equivalent to the... Read more...

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Featured photo: OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield speaks at the World Economic Forum

  This image from a screen recapping events at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland captures a quote from OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield. She is speaking on a panel aboutScaling Social Innovation, and is... Read more...

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OPIC returns to Davos for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield joins a large group of business and political leaders from around the world gathering in Davos, Switzerland this week for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). For more than 40... Read more...

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Small loan, big impact

  n 2012, OPIC committed a $3.5 million loan to Healthpoint Services Global India Ltd., an affiliate of the U.S. company Healthpoint Global Services Inc., to support the construction of small water treatment facilities to some 400... Read more...

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OPIC monitoring trip to Kenya: A revolution realized

An interdepartmental OPIC team traveled to Kenya last year to monitor the performance of three financial institutions whose microfinance lending is supported by the agency: Musoni, the Kenya Women’s Finance Trust DTM Ltd (KWFT), and... Read more...

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OPIC Director of Private Equity Chinesom Ejiasa discusses the massive opportunity in Africa

  In this interview on the International Centre for Business Information’s SuperReturn TV, Overseas Private Investment Corporation Director of Private Equity Chinesom Ejiasa explains how OPIC provides support for investment... Read more...

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Featured photo: A modern oasis in India

  A villager in a remote region of India picks up his daily supply of clean drinking water that has been purified by Healthpoint Services Global India Ltd. to prevent waterborne diseases. OPIC last year committed a $3.5 million loan to... Read more...

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