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Meet the Women of OPIC: Jameka M. Carter

March is National Women's History Month, a time to recognize the contributions that women have made to our nation. Everyday throughout the month of March, we will feature one of OPIC's 126 women employees in our Meet the Women of OPIC ... Read more...

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Meet the Women of OPIC: Lynn Nguyen

March is National Women's History Month, a time to recognize the contributions that women have made to our nation. Everyday throughout the month of March, we will feature one of OPIC's 126 women employees in our Meet the Women of OPIC ... Read more...

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Meet the Women of OPIC: Kathryn C. Kaufman

March is National Women's History Month, a time to recognize the contributions that women have made to our nation. Everyday throughout the month of March, we will feature one of OPIC's 126 women employees in our Meet the Women of OPIC series. Learn... 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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At Global Entrepreneurship Summit, OPIC highlights need for investment in women

  Last week, OPIC joined leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The theme for this year’s event, “Women First, Prosperity for All”, focused on increasing economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs.... Read more...

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Did you know: Female entrepreneurs support millions of jobs in India

  In India, OPIC is helping women entrepreneurs like this grocery wholesaler expand their businesses through a partnership with India’s Yes Bank. Earlier this year, OPIC committed financing to Yes Bank to support lending to women-owned... Read more...

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Featured photo: Investing in water and sanitation to transform lives

  In India, a woman collects clean water thanks to the work of WaterEquity, a new OPIC partner that supports microfinance institutions working to expand access to water. With more than 600 million people around the world lacking safe... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Women working to advance food security in Tanzania

  In honor of Feed the Future week, we are showcasing some of the ways OPIC supports increased food production around the world. In Tanzania, these three women show off one of the tractors they operate at the Kilombero Plantations... Read more...

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OPIC-supported project receives award for Innovation in Social Good

A Cambodian family applies for a home improvement loan facilitated by Habitat for Humanity’s MicroBuild, an OPIC partner.   Classy, an online and mobile fundraising platform for social enterprises, has awarded OPIC- supported... Read more...

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Continuing support for both women-owned and SME businesses

  Female entrepreneurs, along with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), are a leading driver of economic growth in India. On July 13, OPIC reaffirmed its commitment to these sectors of the economy by agreeing to increase lending... Read more...

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