IFC brings a distinctive set of comparative advantages to help reduce poverty and foster inclusive economic growth—by leveraging the power of the private sector.
We bring together governments, private enterprises, and others to help the poor in innovative ways.
IFC provides financing and advice to help countries mitigate and adapt to a global threat.
Our network of more than 900 financial institutions allows us to expand opportunity for millions.
We play a leading role in identifying ways to help the private sector create jobs.
IFC works with other World Bank Group institutions to maximize our impact on the poor.
We help smaller businesses succeed, strengthening a critical force for prosperity.
We work with the private sector to make food affordable and available to people who need it most.
IFC supports landmark projects that can promote prosperity in some of the poorest countries.
By bringing together other investors, we maximize the development impact of our projects.
Our projects encourage the transfer of technology from one developing country to another.
IFC is often the first international issuer of local-currency bonds in many countries.
Our goal is to promote job creation and help governments rebuild infrastructure.
We help strengthen women's roles as entrepreneurs, employees, consumers, and leaders.
IFC focuses on the needs of the poor, regardless of their location.
Nearly half our projects—totaling more than $6 billion—were in the poorest countries.
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