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Focus on OPIC Impact Award winners: Simpa Energy India Ltd.

A young boy in rural India does his homework by a cooling fan, powered by solar energy provided by Simpa.   When you expand access to energy, you expand access to opportunity. That was the founding premise of Simpa Energy India Ltd... Read more...

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Storify: The 2015 OPIC Impact Awards

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OPIC’s Impact Awards: A recap in pictures

OPIC recognized seven clients for excellence in development at the May 19 Impact Awards, which featured keynote addresses from Ambassador Susan Rice and Myron Brilliant of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a new video showcasing OPIC’s work, as... Read more...

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OPIC awards seven clients Impact Awards for excellence in development

OPIC financing has helped Root Capital provide loans to small farmers in 32 countries from Bolivia to Swaziland.   OPIC recognized seven clients for excellence in development at its May 19 Impact Awards. Clients were recognized for... Read more...

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Featured Photo: On Mother’s Day, OPIC’s support to African medical care helps new mothers

In honor of Mother’s Day on May 10, this photo shows the Mission Mbagala Dispensary, a small clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, tending to a new mother and her infant. Supported by an OPIC loan, the clinic is one of several that have been able... Read more...

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OPIC to honor clients whose work is having a positive impact in the developing world

Some of the 5,000 residents of the Los Castanos de Choloma housing community in Honduras, which Inter-Mac International Inc. built with the support of OPIC financing. In 2014, OPIC awarded Inter-Mac an OPIC Impact Award in the Access to... Read more...

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Video: Spotlight on OPIC's Impact

Eight OPIC projects that are making a difference around the world. Read more...

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Featured photo: Global Partnerships, winner of OPIC Impact Award for Access to Finance

A farmer in Nicaragua tends to young coffee plants, which will replace and build on his aging crop. This agricultural expansion was made possible through credit offered by a subsidiary lender of Global Partnerships, an impact investor that was... Read more...

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Featured photo: Medical Credit Fund, winner of OPIC Impact Award for Access to Finance

  A healthcare professional weighs a newborn at the Mission Mbagala clinic on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The clinic was the recipient of an affordable loan from Medical Credit Fund, an OPIC-supported project and the... Read more...

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Featured photo: International Rescue Committee, winner of OPIC’s Impact Award for Development Impact

  In Cote d’Ivoire, women draw water from a well built by International Rescue Committee, a nonprofit that works to respond to humanitarian crises around the world with a broad spectrum of services related to healthcare, improved living... Read more...

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