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Did you know: OPIC is helping Ukraine move closer to energy security?

Left to right: President of SE NNEGC Energoatom Yuri Neashkovsky; Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission George Kent; and Representing Central Storage Safety Project Trust,... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Major infrastructure project is increasing tourism and boosting commerce

  In Quito, Ecuador, a traveler shops for Ecuadorian chocolate at the locally-owned República del Cacao shop at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport. República del Cacao began as a tiny kiosk selling fine locally-produced chocolate... Read more...

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Did you know: OPIC supports women-owned small businesses in Mongolia?

  In Mongolia, Uranchimeg Erdenebat used financing from XacBank LLC for research and development to expand her cosmetics line and reach more customers. Erdenebat produces cosmetics from locally sourced organic ingredients and exports her... Read more...

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Did you know: OPIC has helped reduce the deficit for 40 straight years?

  Fiscal year 2017 marks OPIC’s 40th consecutive year of operating as a self-sustaining government agency that generates money for deficit reduction. OPIC’s model of development finance has long enabled the agency to support development... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting more bountiful harvests worldwide

  This Thanksgiving, we showcase one of the many projects OPIC supports to help increase food production and improve the livelihoods of small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agriculture is central to Senegal’s economy and is the... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A fresh approach to sanitation in Kenya

  In a slum near Nairobi, schoolchildren gather outside a series of toilets that have brought modern sanitation to a region where inadequate sewage is a leading cause of disease. These Fresh Life toilets are made by Sanergy Inc., an OPIC... Read more...

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Featured Photo: OPIC partner celebrates five years of empowering families

  In Cambodia, Habitat for Humanity’s MicroBuild meets with a family to discuss a microfinance loan for their home. This year MicroBuild is celebrating five years of support for lending to low-income families, who could not access... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting small business and job creation in the West Bank

  In the West Bank city of Bethlehem, tourism is a key industry and a key employer. But operating even a small souvenir shop requires access to credit to purchase inventory. Afram Kando operates Rimon Kando & Sons, a family-owned... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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