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Featured Photo: Investing in renewable energy sources in the Caribbean

                    In honor of Earth Day 2015, this week’s featured photo highlights wind turbines in the Dominican Republic. Built by the AIC Caribbean Fund, the... Read more...

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Featured photo: Bringing clean energy to Rwanda

  Rwandan workers inspect solar panels at Gigawatt Global’s 8.5 megawatt solar facility east of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, shortly before the solar field’s opening ceremony in February 2014. The clean power project is East Africa’s first... Read more...

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Featured photo: Improving healthcare in Angola

                            Healthcare workers review files in the new Luanda Medical and Diagnostic Center in Angola’s... Read more...

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Featured photo: Supporting thousands of women-owned businesses in Turkey

The owner of Real Optic, one of many women-owned businesses that has benefited from an OPIC project to support small business lending in Turkey, displays her merchandise at her store in Istanbul. Real Optic is expanding with financing from a... Read more...

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Featured photo: Supporting clean and dependable drinking water in Algeria

In a desert city surrounded by seawater, a water desalination plant is bringing clean drinking water to many of Algiers’ residents. The plant, which uses reverse osmosis technology, was built with the support of OPIC financing to Ionics Inc.... Read more...

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Featured photo: Supporting microfinance lending to women in Africa

                              A BRAC microfinance recipient who has used loan money to support her restaurant business is... Read more...

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Featured photo: Quinoa crop empowers women in Ecuador

In honor of International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, this photograph represents one of the many women that OPIC seeks to support through its financing. This woman works with the cooperative SumakLife to grow organic quinoa on her farm in... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Breaking ground on the largest private sector wind farm in Jamaica

  A Jamaican and U.S. government delegation kicks off construction of a 36.3 megawatt wind farm in Jamaica’s Santa Cruz Mountains. The project, which is being supported by a $42.7 million loan from OPIC along with financing... Read more...

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Featured photo: California juice producer supports sustainability in the Amazon

Workers in Brazil offload baskets of açaí berries for processing at a local juicing facility established by Sambazon, a California company and OPIC client. Sambazon used an OPIC loan to build an açaí berry cultivation and processing warehouse in... Read more...

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Featured photo: Supporting agriculture in Uganda

A worker sorts through African bird’s eye chili peppers grown by farmers in eastern Uganda for Sunshine Agro Products, a chili and spice exporter, and one of the businesses supported by OPIC client Root Capital. Since 2010, OPIC has committed... Read more...

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