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Client spotlight: Global Partnerships invests more than just money in poor communities in Latin America

                      What do the world’s poor people need? Money is one simple answer, but money alone is often not enough to support long-term solutions to... Read more...

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Powering Africa: A massive challenge and a major investment opportunity

Littlefield at the ONE Campaign event July 24.   Sub-Saharan Africa has seen significant economic progress in recent years with growth rates in many countries that are among the highest in the world, and large numbers of... Read more...

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Paper features OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield on the role of the private sector in Pakistan’s development

This week, OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield is visiting Pakistan to discuss investment opportunities with the business community. The visit was highlighted in local media on Monday with an op-ed published by President Littlefield on... Read more...

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Featured photo: Local retailer supports jobs and sustainable development in Guatemala

  The Guatemala City flagship store of Cemaco, a family-owned business that operates 20 retail stores throughout Guatemala selling hardware, home goods ,toys and baby gear. OPIC, through a loan guaranty to World Business Capital,... Read more...

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Tailoring finance tools for impact investors

This is the second blog post in an occasional series By Mitchell L. Strauss, Special Advisor, Socially Responsible Finance In my earlier blog post I explored OPIC’s contributions to the evolvingimpact investing sector,... Read more...

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OPIC to play key role in President Obama’s Power Africa initiative

President Obama announced the new Power Africa initiative June 30 in South Africa.   OPIC, which has a long history of supporting projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, will now play a key role in a new U.S. initiative to double... Read more...

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OPIC partners with Millennium Challenge Corporation for Twitter chat on power investing in Africa

                          Access to electricity is a fundamental component of growth and development for any country or region. Africa, ... Read more...

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Featured video: OPIC-supported business complex prepares to open in Georgia

  The mountaintop Mtatsminda restaurant and business complex in Tbilisi, Georgia was renovated with the support of a $10 million OPIC loan and will reopen on Saturday, June 29. This clip from a local news program highlights visits this... Read more...

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Texas newspapers feature OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield on the role of small businesses in the global economy

This week, OPIC held its Expanding Horizons workshop in Fort Worth, Texas with more than 100 U.S. small businesses from over 10 states attending. The events also were highlighted in local media with both The Houston Chronicle and... Read more...

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OPIC joins USGLC annual conference highlighting smart power and innovation

OPIC Executive Vice President Mimi Alemayehou   OPIC participated in the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Annual Leadership Conference this week focusing on American aid investment and its role in building jobs and... Read more...

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