DFC Disburses Loan to Advance Technology Infrastructure in Africa

This month, DFC disbursed the first tranche of its up to $300 million loan to Africa Data Centres, the continent’s largest network of interconnected data facilities. By helping expand critical information and communications technology infrastructure in South Africa, Kenya, and other countries in the region, the loan will bolster development and economic growth across Africa.

DFC’s loan, a key investment advancing the Biden-Harris Administration’s Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, was highlighted by U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken during his visit to South Africa earlier in the month.


Bolstering Vaccine Manufacturing Capacity

Mahima Datla, CEO of vaccine manufacturer Biological E, joined DFC for a conversation on the impact of DFC’s support for the company as well as the future of healthcare and women in leadership.

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Exploring Opportunities for Clean Energy in Asia

In a recent blog post, Chief Climate Officer Jake Levine describes four reasons why investors should look to Asia for opportunities to mitigate climate change and promote energy security.

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Tackling Water Scarcity in Sub-Saharan Africa

DFC financing to award-winning water franchisor Jibu is helping expand access to potable water across seven African countries and empowering local entrepreneurs.

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Combatting the Global Food Security Crisis

DFC’s Chief Development Officer Andrew Herscowitz joined Feed the Future to discuss how DFC is collaborating with its partners to strengthen global food systems and reduce hunger.

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