IFC works to create markets that give new opportunities to people in developing countries. These stories show how our innovative approaches have helped solve some of the largest problems in countries or, sometimes, entire regions.
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Mama Safi, a Congolese refugee, provides school meals in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp.
Sedima, Senegal's largest poultry company, is now expanding into some of the world's toughest markets.
The Dakar Toll Road slashed commuting time and is smoothing the way for businesses to expand and communities to thrive along the highway.
Longer dry spells and land erosion are hurting cotton farmers’ livelihoods in the African country. But with financing and training, better harvests are on the horizon.
Private-sector interest in complying with Colombia’s green building codes is significant—so IFC introduced incentives for the financial sector