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

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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 businesses in India, where an estimated three million women-owned businesses employ over eight million people, but often struggle to access the financing they need to expand and create jobs.

Learn more about OPIC’s support for women:

Manjula’s story
Empowering female farmers

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