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Featured Photo: OPIC-supported wind farm advances energy security in Indo-Pacific

  In Sulawesi, Indonesia, this newly-inaugurated OPIC-supported wind farm is adding 75 MW of power in a country working to meet growing electricity demand. The PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energi wind farm, built with the support of $120 million... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Modernizing Rwanda's coffee industry and supporting small farmers

In Rwanda, OPIC President and CEO Ray W. Washburne and OPIC Vice President and General Counsel William Doffermyre look at coffee beans that are processed at the Westrock Coffee’s Rwanda Trading Company facility. With support of OPIC... Read more...

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Featured photo: OPIC partner in Tanzania supports the community with clean drinking water

In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, a woman carries home clean water, provided by OPIC partner Alistair Group, which installed a water spigot, providing clean potable water for use by families in the community. Alistair Group, a shipping and... Read more...

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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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