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Improving the lives of women and their communities with clean drinking water

Photo credit: Living Water International   In many parts of the world, drinking water is so scarce that women must spend hours each day walking to collect it, transport it back to their communities, and boil it so that it’s safe... 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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OPIC partners pay back

OPIC is able to operate as a self-sustaining U.S. Government agency because it works with clients that have strong business plans for supporting development, and generates money from the projects it supports. In fiscal year 2016 alone, 44 OPIC... 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: Supporting a U.S. oil and natural gas exploration company off the coast of Israel

  Off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, a member of the OPIC team on a due diligence trip visits a drilling platform near the site where the Noble Energy Leviathan facility will be built with the support of OPIC political... Read more...

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OPIC Partners Pay Back: ContourGlobal

Latest in an ongoing series. Read about other OPIC partners who have repaid their loans in full here. ​​​​​​​ One of several CHP plants built with OPIC financing ​​​​​​​ New York-based ContourGlobal, which used OPIC financing to... Read more...

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OPIC supported project presented with IJGlobal African Power Deal of the Year award

  ​​​​​​​Project finance journal IJGlobal named an OPIC-supported power project in Ghana as the African Power Deal of the Year for its work to reach financial close in 2016. The project, a 200 megawatt (MW) combined cycle dual fuel... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC American business partners: Belstar Development

Fifth in a series highlighting our American business partners See the third and fourth posts to read about other OPIC partners ​​​​​​​ Workers in Ghana unload healthcare equipment for a Belstar supported project... Read more...

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