Skip to main content
The OPIC Blog

Archive for the 'Photos' Category

Featured photo: Investing in water and sanitation to transform lives

  In India, a woman collects clean water thanks to the work of WaterEquity, a new OPIC partner that supports microfinance institutions working to expand access to water. With more than 600 million people around the world lacking safe... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Women working to advance food security in Tanzania

  In honor of Feed the Future week, we are showcasing some of the ways OPIC supports increased food production around the world. In Tanzania, these three women show off one of the tractors they operate at the Kilombero Plantations... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Improving livestock health in Zambia

  In Zambia, healthy cattle graze on a local farm that has been able to improve animal health with the support of the Silverlands Fund, an OPIC partner that invests in a variety of agricultural businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. By... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Did you know: Reliable power supply is a key challenge to Africa’s growth

With an expected 5 to 8 percent annual growth for demand in electricity, improvements in infrastructure are critical.   Senegal, like many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, suffers from severe power shortages as well as erratic,... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Did you know: In developing countries, one restaurant can bring many benefits

  In downtown Tbilisi, Georgia, this Dunkin’ Donuts provides a place for locals to gather and enjoy a sweet treat in a country still rebuilding from a turbulent past. OPIC financing is supporting the introduction of a group of... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Did you know: Women drive the world’s food production

Photo Credit: Hailey Tucker/One Acre Fund   Did you know women make up the majority of the agricultural labor force in many developing countries, and are often unable to manage or own the land on which they work? The majority of... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Mother and smallholder farmer provides for her family

Photo credit: Stephanie Hanson, One Acre Fund   In honor of Mother’s Day, we feature Robai Nyongesa, a mother of three and a smallholder farmer in Western Kenya who has been able to produce more food to the support her family with... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: OPIC’s Expanding Horizons series kicks-off in Oregon

  In Portland, Oregon this week, more than 60 small businesses and entrepreneurs from 16 states learned about OPIC’s finance and insurance products that support investment in emerging markets at the first Expanding Horizons workshop for... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Oregon small business invests in sustainable agriculture in Indonesia

  As OPIC prepares to travel to Oregon to kick off our 2017 Expanding Horizons workshop series for U.S. small businesses looking to expand abroad in emerging markets, we feature one of our Oregon small business partners, Big Tree Farms... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Sustainable agriculture in Burundi

(photo credit: Hailey Tucker/One Acre Fund)   In honor of Earth Day 2017, this week’s featured photo highlights sustainable agriculture in Burundi. Juvenal, a smallholder farmer in Burundi, stands in a sea of wheat that he has... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Pages