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This Wyoming-based, woman-owned business sells its American-made mobile health clinics around the world. Learn how OPIC helps

​​​​​​​At OPIC, we often feature the stories of our American business partners who we support in emerging markets. But the benefits of OPIC’s work extend beyond our immediate clients since the projects we support often result in procurement of... 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 introduced as part of a... Read more...

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Desalination, irrigation, sanitation and more: How OPIC supports access to clean water in the developing world

Clean water is essential to life and also to addressing many of the world’s biggest development challenges from poverty to malnutrition. World leaders formally recognized the importance of water to development last year when they included ... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Empowering female farmers

A worker in Ghana prepares shea nuts for sale at a farm supported by OPIC partner Root Capital. Root is a Cambridge, Mass. nonprofit social investment fund that provides loans to rural farms in Latin America and Africa who cannot access... Read more...

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Featured photo: Introducing clean cookstoves in Ghana

Women in Accra, Ghana prepare food on a clean cookstove made by OPIC partner Envirofit International, a Fort Collins, Colorado company that is introducing low-cost cookstoves in the developing world. OPIC has committed $4 million in financing to... Read more...

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How OPIC-supported projects improve lives by creating jobs

This maize farmer was able to significantly increase her yields with the support of financing and training from the One Acre Fund.   At a time when about half the world’s population lives on the equivalent of $2 a day, creating... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC’s diaspora partners: Belstar Capital’s Arthur Polk

Second in a series of posts looking at OPIC’s work with diaspora partners. See the first post here. In its work supporting global development around the world, OPIC recognizes members of diaspora communities as valuable partners who bring not... Read more...

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Four ways OPIC projects support access to water around the world

World Water Week seeks to highlight the key role that water plays in advancing global health and prosperity, and to foster discussion around innovative and effective ways to increase access to water for drinking, agriculture and health and... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Belstar Development, LLC

Last month at the 2015 Impact Awards, OPIC recognized Belstar Development, LLC for excellence in development in the innovation category. Belstar is a Miami company that is serving as the lead investor in Ghana’s National Medical Equipment... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Expanding access to modern healthcare in Ghana

  Healthcare workers in Ghana tend to patients in a mobile clinic, part of the Ghana National Medical Equipment Project, a sweeping and ambitious program to update the country’s medical network by introducing advanced technology, expand... Read more...

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