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This year DFC continued to drive critical investments in places where it’s needed most.
20/12/2021

This year DFC continued to drive critical investments in places where it’s needed most.

This year DFC continued to drive critical investments in places where it’s needed most.

16/12/2021

DFC and its G7 partners are teaming up to launch the Africa Resilience Investment Accelerator (ARIA), a new platform designed to boost investment and foster prosperity in fragile states across the continent. Learn more: go.usa.gov/xeMxk

DFC is committed to making investments that unlock economic opportunities for women in emerging markets across the globe...
14/12/2021
DFC Business Development Town Hall (Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador 12/14/21)

DFC is committed to making investments that unlock economic opportunities for women in emerging markets across the globe. Today our special virtual townhall focused on how our 2X Women’s Initiative can make an impact for women in Central America. Thank you to all that attended!

DFC's December 14, 2021 town hall highlighting the agency's financial tools and products for women-owned businesses in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.F...

DFC and its Board of Directors are accelerating progress in tackling key development challenges! Read more: go.usa.gov/x...
08/12/2021

DFC and its Board of Directors are accelerating progress in tackling key development challenges! Read more: go.usa.gov/xeG57

DFC and its Board of Directors are accelerating progress in tackling key development challenges! Read more: go.usa.gov/xeG57

DFC has approved financing for Arizona-based First Solar to support a solar module manufacturing facility in India – div...
07/12/2021

DFC has approved financing for Arizona-based First Solar to support a solar module manufacturing facility in India – diversifying solar supply chains and supporting a key partner to the U.S. in the Indo-Pacific. go.usa.gov/xewsg

DFC has approved financing for Arizona-based First Solar to support a solar module manufacturing facility in India – diversifying solar supply chains and supporting a key partner to the U.S. in the Indo-Pacific. go.usa.gov/xewsg

06/12/2021
DFC at 2

During our second year as an agency, we deepened our work across emerging markets to secure sustainable and impactful development.

06/12/2021

COO David Marchick announced today that he is stepping down from the agency later this month. We would like to say THANK YOU for his tireless dedication to DFC’s mission and staff. Read Acting CEO Dev Jagadesan’s statement here: go.usa.gov/xewgE

DFC’s Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2) Initiative has had a banner year, committing $145 million across 20 inve...
06/12/2021
Delivering impact and fostering innovation through DFC’s PI² Initiative

DFC’s Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2) Initiative has had a banner year, committing $145 million across 20 investments to support early-stage, high-impact social enterprises. Read more from DFC’s Dia Martin:

By Dia Martin, Managing Director for Social Enterprise Finance at the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

We’re thrilled to be celebrating two years of investing in development!
02/12/2021

We’re thrilled to be celebrating two years of investing in development!

We’re thrilled to be celebrating two years of investing in development!

DFC’s November newsletter is out — read up on all our latest updates, including our support of marine conservation, high...
02/12/2021

DFC’s November newsletter is out — read up on all our latest updates, including our support of marine conservation, higher education, SME lending, and more! conta.cc/3dfLxfA

DFC’s November newsletter is out — read up on all our latest updates, including our support of marine conservation, higher education, SME lending, and more! conta.cc/3dfLxfA

DFC financing is helping the International Bank of Liberia — whose senior management team is three-quarters female — exp...
19/11/2021

DFC financing is helping the International Bank of Liberia — whose senior management team is three-quarters female — expand lending to its growing base of SME clients. Learn more about the project: go.usa.gov/xeXUf

DFC financing is helping the International Bank of Liberia — whose senior management team is three-quarters female — expand lending to its growing base of SME clients. Learn more about the project: go.usa.gov/xeXUf

As COP26 continues, DFC announces financial close of a $267 million investment guaranty that will modernize city lightin...
11/11/2021

As COP26 continues, DFC announces financial close of a $267 million investment guaranty that will modernize city lighting in Rio de Janeiro and promote a climate-friendly infrastructure model that can benefit both people and the planet. go.usa.gov/xeZ3W

As COP26 continues, DFC announces financial close of a $267 million investment guaranty that will modernize city lighting in Rio de Janeiro and promote a climate-friendly infrastructure model that can benefit both people and the planet. go.usa.gov/xeZ3W

Happy Veterans Day to our military, veterans, and their families—especially those among our DFC staff. Our country’s gre...
11/11/2021

Happy Veterans Day to our military, veterans, and their families—especially those among our DFC staff. Our country’s greatness is built on the foundation of your courage and sacrifice.

Happy Veterans Day to our military, veterans, and their families—especially those among our DFC staff. Our country’s greatness is built on the foundation of your courage and sacrifice.

A $9 million DFC loan is helping Ampersand build a fleet of electronic motorbikes in Rwanda and Kenya, providing a susta...
10/11/2021

A $9 million DFC loan is helping Ampersand build a fleet of electronic motorbikes in Rwanda and Kenya, providing a sustainable replacement for gas-powered motorcycles. Learn more about our investment: go.usa.gov/xeWTc

A $9 million DFC loan is helping Ampersand build a fleet of electronic motorbikes in Rwanda and Kenya, providing a sustainable replacement for gas-powered motorcycles. Learn more about our investment: go.usa.gov/xeWTc

DFC is mobilizing investment into the world's developing countries and helping them adapt to a changing climate. DFC’s C...
09/11/2021
Targeting investment to avoid the worst impacts of climate change

DFC is mobilizing investment into the world's developing countries and helping them adapt to a changing climate. DFC’s Chief Climate Officer Jake Levine shares more from COP26 in our latest blog.

By Jake Levine, Chief Climate Officer of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

A DFC loan to the InsuResilience Investment Fund is expanding access to insurance to protect against natural disasters, ...
08/11/2021

A DFC loan to the InsuResilience Investment Fund is expanding access to insurance to protect against natural disasters, helping smallholder farmers and other vulnerable populations adapt to climate change. Learn more: go.usa.gov/xegqu

A DFC loan to the InsuResilience Investment Fund is expanding access to insurance to protect against natural disasters, helping smallholder farmers and other vulnerable populations adapt to climate change. Learn more: go.usa.gov/xegqu

05/11/2021

Belize's marine ecosystem is one of the most unique in the world and DFC’s collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, Credit Suisse, and the Government of Belize will help protect and preserve it for the future!

In collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, the Government of Belize, and Credit Suisse, DFC today announced the finan...
05/11/2021

In collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, the Government of Belize, and Credit Suisse, DFC today announced the financial close of a $364 million Blue Bond for Ocean Conservation in Belize! go.usa.gov/xe2vT

In collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, the Government of Belize, and Credit Suisse, DFC today announced the financial close of a $364 million Blue Bond for Ocean Conservation in Belize! go.usa.gov/xe2vT

DFC commits $37 million for Fulbright University Vietnam’s new campus in Ho Chi Minh City, building on a long legacy of ...
29/10/2021
DFC Commits $37 Million for Fulbright University Vietnam’s New Campus in Ho Chi Minh City, Expanding Economic Opportunity | DFC

DFC commits $37 million for Fulbright University Vietnam’s new campus in Ho Chi Minh City, building on a long legacy of U.S. support for the University and its educational, economic, and cultural impact: go.usa.gov/xea6F

New financing builds on a long legacy of U.S. support for Fulbright University Vietnam and its educational, economic, and cultural impact

DFC is proud to support the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality released by the White House and we look forw...
29/10/2021
DFC Support for the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality | DFC

DFC is proud to support the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality released by the White House and we look forward to advancing the strategy through DFC’s 2X Women’s Initiative: go.usa.gov/xeaNt

October 29, 2021 WASHINGTON – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is proud to support the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality released by the White House. The strategy seeks to advance the full participation of all people – including women and girls – in the Un...

Today DFC met with private sector partners in India to discuss how we can work together to help respond to climate chang...
26/10/2021

Today DFC met with private sector partners in India to discuss how we can work together to help respond to climate change and expand access to clean and affordable energy by investing in renewable power generation and enabling technologies.

Today DFC met with private sector partners in India to discuss how we can work together to help respond to climate change and expand access to clean and affordable energy by investing in renewable power generation and enabling technologies.

DFC and Biological E. Limited have signed a finance agreement formalizing $50 million in financing to expand capacity to...
25/10/2021

DFC and Biological E. Limited have signed a finance agreement formalizing $50 million in financing to expand capacity to produce COVID-19 vaccines, helping bolster near-term COVID-19 response efforts and long-term global health in India and throughout the region. go.usa.gov/xeqY7

While in South Africa, DFC's Regional Managing Director for Africa Vibhuti Jain and Consul General Vincent Spera visited...
22/10/2021
How DFC’s ICT investments are transforming Africa’s digital ecosystem

While in South Africa, DFC's Regional Managing Director for Africa Vibhuti Jain and Consul General Vincent Spera visited Africa Data Centres – a DFC client that’s bolstering Africa’s digital ecosystem by increasing internet speeds, reducing internet costs, and providing services that are essential for African businesses and consumers to participate in the modern global economy.

Affordable, reliable, and trusted investments in information and communications technology — or ICT — are a powerful tool for advancing…

“When bolstered by our excellent partnership with the South African government and the capabilities of the great people ...
22/10/2021
OPINION | David Marchick and Todd Haskell: We should invest today to improve health tomorrow | News24

“When bolstered by our excellent partnership with the South African government and the capabilities of the great people of South Africa, together we can overcome this pandemic and face whatever challenges the future may bring.”

More from U.S. Embassy South Africa Chargé d’ Affaires Todd Haskell and DFC COO David Marchick in News24:

The capacity shortage of Covid-19 vaccines on the continent threatens to prolong the pandemic and leave Africa open for other health threats, writes David Marchick and Todd Haskell.

This year DFC and partners announced financing of Aspen Pharma Group, which has the potential to influence and strengthe...
22/10/2021

This year DFC and partners announced financing of Aspen Pharma Group, which has the potential to influence and strengthen Aspen’s ambition to expand capacity to produce COVID-19 vaccines and other critical pharmaceutical products for populations in Africa.

Yesterday, in support of this partnership, DFC, U.S. Embassy South Africa Chargé d’ Affaires Todd Haskell, and Eastern Cape Provincial Government leadership toured Aspen’s vaccine manufacturing facility in South Africa. Read more: go.usa.gov/xMSq8

DFC and partners will host a virtual roundtable on 10/27 to share information on financing for private sector projects i...
21/10/2021

DFC and partners will host a virtual roundtable on 10/27 to share information on financing for private sector projects in the water sector. Details: bit.ly/30Pofu5

DFC and partners will host a virtual roundtable on 10/27 to share information on financing for private sector projects in the water sector. Details: bit.ly/30Pofu5

COO David Marchick met with Biovac to discuss potential opportunities to expand critical vaccine manufacturing capacity ...
20/10/2021

COO David Marchick met with Biovac to discuss potential opportunities to expand critical vaccine manufacturing capacity in Africa – bolstering the global response to COVID-19 and advancing long-term global health throughout the African continent. go.usa.gov/xMzeC

WATCH: DFC’s Chief Financial Officer and VP for Financial and Portfolio Management, Mildred Callear joins The Banker to ...
14/10/2021
Mildred Callear, CFO and vice-president of financial and portfolio management, DFC – View from IMF 2021

WATCH: DFC’s Chief Financial Officer and VP for Financial and Portfolio Management, Mildred Callear joins The Banker to discuss our work investing in projects that address the pandemic, the climate crisis, and more:

Mildred Callear, chief financial officer at the US’s International Development Finance Corporation, discusses to what extent the pandemic, and the broader ESG agenda, has catalysed progress and engagement in international development

DFC’s investment in Lendable's Fintech Credit Fund is helping unlock access to financial services for MSMEs in emerging ...
13/10/2021

DFC’s investment in Lendable's Fintech Credit Fund is helping unlock access to financial services for MSMEs in emerging markets – including over 440,000 female borrowers! Read more: prn.to/3FGBay3

DFC’s investment in Lendable's Fintech Credit Fund is helping unlock access to financial services for MSMEs in emerging markets – including over 440,000 female borrowers! Read more: prn.to/3FGBay3

DFC had a record-breaking FY21! Read more: go.usa.gov/xMs2g
12/10/2021

DFC had a record-breaking FY21! Read more: go.usa.gov/xMs2g

DFC had a record-breaking FY21! Read more: go.usa.gov/xMs2g

COO David Marchick joined CSIS | Center for Strategic & International Studies for a discussion with senior officials fro...
07/10/2021
Allied Infrastructure Strategy in the Indo-Pacific

COO David Marchick joined CSIS | Center for Strategic & International Studies for a discussion with senior officials from the U.S., Japan, Australia, and OECD on how we can mobilize high-standard infrastructure investments in emerging markets, particularly in the Indo-Pacific.

As the United States and its allies confront global economic challenges, from Covid-19 to climate change, infrastructure cooperation is emerging as a strateg...

Want to know more about #InvestingInDevelopment with DFC? Check out our Handbook for everything you need to know about o...
06/10/2021

Want to know more about #InvestingInDevelopment with DFC? Check out our Handbook for everything you need to know about our products, eligibility requirements, and more: go.usa.gov/xM2Pn

Want to know more about #InvestingInDevelopment with DFC? Check out our Handbook for everything you need to know about our products, eligibility requirements, and more: go.usa.gov/xM2Pn

28/09/2021

Today in Ecuador DFC announced a $150 million loan to Produbanco - Grupo Promerica which will support on-lending to SMEs and women borrowers, advancing economic development in key sectors of gender, climate, and COVID-19 recovery. go.usa.gov/xMPAg

28/09/2021

DFC, in collaboration with USAID - US Agency for International Development, launched three loan portfolio guaranties in Colombia! The financing for Crezcamos and Bancamia will increase access to finance for legal Venezuelan migrants and host communities, while financing for AyC Colanta will support rural farmers and agribusinesses. go.usa.gov/xMPxw

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