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Featured photo: Housing construction in Haiti

  The Cabaret Housing Settlement in Haiti, where about 156 houses will be built, is helping to address a critical need for housing in Haiti, where more than 360,000 people continue to live in tents and other temporary housing in the wake... Read more...

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OPIC’s President and CEO heads to Haiti to support micro lending for sustainable reconstruction

This week, OPIC’s President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield will lead a delegation of OPIC representatives on a visit to Haiti to launch an important mortgage finance project developed in partnership with the U.S. Agency for... Read more...

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Featured photo: Support for Rwandan coffee growers

  Shyara washing station owned by OPIC client Westrock Coffee Holdings’ Rwanda Trading Co. (“RTC”). OPIC political risk insurance is supporting RTC’s coffee processing operations in Rwanda, which provides agricultural extension... Read more...

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Featured photo: Supporting small businesses in Africa

  In Nairobi, Kenya, Equity Bank CEO Dr. James Mwangi (center) introduces OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield to Equity Bank agent Maureen Wambugu (right). One of the bank’s community branches is surrounded by several local... Read more...

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OPIC and GE partner to bring clean cookstoves to East Africa

Last Thursday, outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a new OPIC partnership with GE to finance a clean cookstoves project in East Africa – one of a select series of public-private partnerships producing... Read more...

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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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Small loan, big impact

  In 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 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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Featured photo: Santa Catarina wind farm in Mexico

                                            An anemometer measures... Read more...

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