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We’re all in this together: OPIC Impact Awards highlight the power of our partnerships

By Judith Pryor Vice President, OPIC Office of External Affairs Celebrating a far reaching impact: Award winners from India to Ghana to Brazil pose for a group photo   One of the realities of working for a small agency like OPIC... Read more...

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Focus on Impact Award Winners: CSI Latina Financial Inc.

                    OPIC is committed to helping American small businesses expand into fast-growing emerging markets. Over the past five years, small and medium... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Belstar Development, LLC

Last month at the 2015 Impact Awards, OPIC recognized Belstar Development, LLC for excellence in development in the innovation category. Belstar is a Miami company that is serving as the lead investor in Ghana’s National Medical Equipment... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting harvests with microfinance

  A woman harvests her crop with support from a microfinance loan from Massachusetts-based Root Capital. OPIC provided Root Capital with $20 million in OPIC financing for their work with supporting agribusinesses throughout Africa, Asia... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Global Communities

Ghada El Sheikh is a small scale farmer and mother of five young children in the town of Baalbek in Lebanon who used a loan from Global Communities to purchase fertilizer and irrigation equipment to help her generate more income for her family,... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winner: Bridge International Academies (Development Impact)

OPIC’s mission to leverage private business to help address the world’s most critical development challenges takes many shapes and operates at different scales. But one of the most direct and foundational cases of this development mission carried... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Expanding access to modern healthcare in Ghana

  Healthcare workers in Ghana tend to patients in a mobile clinic, part of the Ghana National Medical Equipment Project, a sweeping and ambitious program to update the country’s medical network by introducing advanced technology, expand... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Root Capital

In recent years as OPIC has increased its focus on renewable resources, it has supported investments not just in renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, but also in clean water, forest preservation and sustainable agriculture, which are... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award winners: Sante GMT

Milk sourced from thousands of rural Georgian farmers is produced at a facility Sante modernized with the support of OPIC loans.   OPIC works hard to ensure the projects it supports will deliver a strong and positive impact in the... Read more...

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Featured photo: Celebrating excellence in development

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield joins distinguished award recipients and presenters before the 2015 OPIC Impact Awards ceremony on May 19. At the event, seven OPIC clients were recognized for excellence in... Read more...

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