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OPIC’s Summer Snapshot series highlights the work we support around the world

Today OPIC launches Summer Snapshots, a month-long photo series highlighting the work we are supporting around the world to improve access to food, housing, healthcare and energy and address other development challenges. As an Agency that supports... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Wind turbines support major renewable resources project in Jamaica

Blades ready to be assembled into wind turbines were delivered in Jamaica and transported to the site of BMR Energy, LLC’s 36-megawatt wind farm in Jamaica’s Santa Cruz Mountains. The wind farm, which was built with the support of OPIC financing... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Providing clean drinking water to hundreds of thousands of families in Algiers

In Algeria, where the Sahara meets the Mediterranean, sea water is abundant but drinking water is scarce. The Hamma Water Desalination plant uses reverse osmosis technology to transform sea water, a resource that is abundant but unusable in its... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Building a supply chain to support Afghanistan’s wool producers

Featured Photo: Building a supply chain to support Afghanistan’s wool producers   Nesar Nusraty, CEO of 2016 OPIC Impact Award winner American Wool and Cashmere, shows how wool produced by Afghan goat herders is sorted and de-haired... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A look at one of last year’s OPIC Impact Awards winners

As we get ready to host the 2016 OPIC Impact Awards, here is a look at one of last year’s winners:Belstar Development. This picture shows healthcare workers in Ghana who are receiving training on new equipment being introduce as part of a... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Expanding access to finance to women in rural India

  Photo Credit Iftin Fatah Female entrepreneurs who have obtained financing from OPIC-supported Satin Creditcare Network Limited gather for a group meeting in Galand Village in Utter Pradesh State.  At a time when access to... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Liberian President visits OPIC

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on June 1st visited OPIC, where she spoke about the country’s recovery from the Ebola crisis and its longstanding development goals and progress. Sirleaf, pictured here with OPIC President and CEO... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Homework continues after the sun goes down

Two students in India continue working on their homework after the sun goes down with the use of Greenlight Planet’s portable solar light. OPIC provided a $5 million in financing to help Greenlight Planet introduce affordable solar... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Bringing much needed power to Senegal

Workers lay the groundwork for a 53 MW power facility in Senegal, which is being built with the support of up to $100 million in OPIC financing.  The project is OPIC’s first financing of grid-connected power project in Senegal, and one... Read more...

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Featured photo: A mother prepares the family meal on a clean cookstove

This mother in Kumasi, Ghana handily operates a large cookstove made by Envirofit International, which is using OPIC financing to introduce cleaner cooking technology throughout the developing world. Indoor air pollution from unsafe cooking... Read more...

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