Skip to main content
The OPIC Blog

Archive for the 'Photos' Category

Featured photo: Building critical infrastructure in Jordan

  Jordan’s Amman East Power Plant, built with the support of OPIC financing to AES Corp. of Arlington Virginia in 2007, significantly expanded access to electricity to help the country meet growing demand. The 400 MW combined-cycle, gas-... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Supporting American franchises in post-conflict Georgia

  This Wendy’s restaurant in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia is one of multiple projects OPIC has supported to help promote economic growth in the former Soviet Republic. OPIC financing is supporting the introduction of a group of restaurants... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured photo: U.S. Fund invests in Africa’s fast-growing telecom sector

  While telecommunications and Internet service are often taken for granted in the advanced economies, a large share of people in the developing world lack access to modern forms of communication, presenting both a great need and a... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured photo: An award-winning OPIC project breaks ground

  ​​​​​​​In Aboadze, a coastal city in Western Ghana, construction gets underway on a 200 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant, which is being built with the support of OPIC financing and political risk insurance. The power plant is... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured photo: Supporting economic growth through major infrastructure projects

The Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, which was expanded with the support of OPIC financing, is an example of OPIC’s longstanding commitment to critical infrastructure projects in emerging markets. OPIC’s ability... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Helping low-income students in India access technology

Photo Credit: Calvert Foundation/Sara Gallagher ​​​​​​​ At the Bishop Sargant School and College in Tumkur, Karnataka, India, school Principal, Mrs. Esther Arul, checks in on the smartboard technology being installed into the classroom.... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: A key moment in OPIC history

​​​​​​​ President Reagan in 1984 accepts a $50 million check from then-OPIC President Craig Nalen, as the Agency makes good on its promise to pay back all the funds that Congress allocated to start OPIC in 1971. OPIC has been operating as a self-... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: OPIC partner meets with first customer

In the small Indian village of Muradnagar in Uttar Pradesh, Lovenish Sahni of OPIC partner Greenlight Planet meets with Sunder Lal, who purchased the company’s first solar lamp eight years ago. In the years since, off-grid solutions to... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

How OPIC supports food security in the developing world

This infographic highlights projects OPIC has supported from Haiti to Moldova to Sub-Saharan Africa and illustrates not only OPIC’s commitment to improving food security, but also the recognition that increasing food production is only part of the... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Off-grid power for homes in remote areas of Uganda

Photo Credit: SunFunder   In Uganda, a family places a portable solar light and device charger outside of their home. OPIC approved $15 million in financing to California-based SunFunder’s Beyond the Grid Solar Fund. SunFunder... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Pages