DFC Welcomes First Climate Team
Following President Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate, at which DFC announced a series of ambitious new goals aimed at combatting climate change in developing countries, the agency appointed Jake Levine as Chief Climate Officer and Aparna Shrivastava as Deputy Chief Climate Officer.
Secretary Blinken Visits DFC Project in Kenya Virtually
On his first trip to Africa as Secretary of State, Secretary Blinken virtually traveled to the Kipeto Wind Farm in Kenya, a DFC-supported 100-MW plant that is providing power to a quarter million households across the country.
DFC Launches Co-Financing Facility to Boost COVID-19 Response
DFC is partnering with FMO, the Dutch development bank, to launch a $75 million facility that will bring liquidity to financial markets, support SMEs, and promote new investments in global health and economic sustainability.
DFC Invests $5 Million in Africa Healthcare Network
The loan to Africa Healthcare Network, the largest operator of dialysis centers in East Africa, is part of DFC's comprehensive COVID-19 Response and will help expand access to affordable and high-quality healthcare.
Supporting Women-Owned Businesses Through COVID
Financing to the SEAF COVID-19 Global Gender Lens Emergency Loan Finance is helping provide short-term working capital to SMEs in Kenya and Uganda
with a focus on women-owned businesses.
A Look at the Opportunities that Transcend Borders
On Africa Day, Vice President of External Affairs and Head of Global Gender Equity Initiatives Algene Sajery and Development Specialist Amana Bawa discuss how DFC's development work is creating opportunity across the continent and beyond.
G7 Organizations Collaborate on Climate Action
DFC joins partner Development Finance Institutions to increase financing for climate adaptation and resilience in developing countries, where vulnerable populations are being disproportionately impacted by climate change.
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