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Aug 1, 2012
Trustco Finance (Pty) Ltd. provides education loans to students enrolled at the Institute for Open Learning (IOL)—the largest private distance-learning tertiary education institution in Namibia. Trustco Finance is located in Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, and has five branch offices and 50 staff. From 2005 to 2011, Trustco Finance registered over 55,000 loans. As of 2011, the company’s gross education loans amounted to $33 million. Typical loan amounts range from $125-$2,500, with repayment terms ranging from 12 to 60 months and averaging 29 months.
Aug 1, 2012
Ideal Invest is the largest private student loan provider in Brazil with a portfolio of $65 million, having served over 24,000 students at 265 institutions in 24 states. More than 60% of students receiving loans are women, 62% of students come from families with less than $1,500 per month in household income, and 66% are the first in their families to go to college.
Aug 1, 2012
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., one of the largest private integrated healthcare groups in India, has broadened the reach of health services providers in India by establishing facilities in semi-urban and rural areas and using telemedicine for specialist referrals. To ensure healthcare is affordable to all, Apollo Reach hospitals treat both low- and high-income patients and charge fees based on their ability to pay. By 2015, the hospital group is expected to serve 400,000 patients per year, 30% of which earn less than $2 a day.
May 24, 2012
This report breaks new ground by estimating that there is a $37 billion market opportunity for improved energy services at the base of the pyramid.
172 pages | © May 2012 IFC | Complimentary
Mar 1, 2012
Education Brochure, 2012
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Financing Guide for Education Investors
Jan 28, 2011
This is the first report measuring the amount of sustainable investment in the Middle East and North Africa. It assesses current levels of sustainable investment awareness, practices, and demand in the region and finds that while current volumes are small, there is scope for much greater sustainable investment in the region. The report also identifies opportunities to increase the flow of sustainable investment funds to the region.
Jun 30, 2010
This guide provides practical advice to organizations and companies that aim for international standards, including those who may wish to achieve some form of international accreditation.
Apr 1, 2010
Anhanguera Educacional Participações S.A. (AESA) is Brazil’s leading private, for-profit professional education company. AESA is currently the largest post-secondary education institution in Brazil, with approximately 255,000 students distributed across 54 campuses and 450 distance learning centers, and an additional 500,000 students per year enrolled in its vocational and training programs. Through its network of campuses, distance learning and vocational raining centers, AESA is present in every Brazilian state.
Oct 1, 2007
The objective for the Environmental Services Professional Training Course is to raise employee awareness of the hazards posed in employment and to reduce hospital-acquired illnesses among environmental services professionals.
Apr 1, 2007
The General Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Guidelines are designed to be used together with the relevant Industry Sector EHS Guidelines which provide guidance to users on EHS issues in specific industry sectors.
99 pages | © April 2007 IFC | Complimentary
Jun 1, 2005
Africa faces immense challenges in generating private sector development and overcoming a weak investment climate, lack of infrastructure, HIV/AIDS, conflict, and a shortage of human capital. Through the IFC Against AIDS program, the Corporation works with client companies in Africa to accelerate their efforts in fighting HIV/AIDS.
Dec 1, 2004
Southern Africa is particularly affected by HIV/AIDS. The disease already has a major impact in the economies in the region and especially on the mining sector, which is a key business driver. Based on southern African experience, the Guide for the mining sector provides practical advice and management guidance that will help companies implement intervention strategies.
Dec 1, 2002
This document is intended to provide good practice guidance for conducting a health impact assessment (HIA) to determine potential impacts on community health as a result of project development.
Jan 1, 2001
This Guide aims to further IFC's mission to "promote private sector investment in developing countries, which will reduce poverty and improve people's lives." It seeks to help interested companies by drawing on the community development experiences of some of the world's leading companies.