IFC works to create markets that offer new opportunities to people in developing countries. These stories show how IFC’s innovative approaches are introducing solutions to some of the most pressing problems in countries around the world.
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Obi Ozor, CEO and cofounder of Kobo360, reveals how his vision is transforming the way African goods move across the continent.
Peter Njonjo’s mission was straightforward: make food more affordable for Kenyans, who spend about 46 percent of their household income on food—among the highest percentage in the world.
Like the winding highways that connect the five African countries in which WaystoCap operates, Niama El Bassunie’s journey to becoming a tech entrepreneur took many twists.
A landfill in Belgrade, Serbia, is being transformed into a modern model for waste management.
An aerial cableway in one of Bogotá’s poorest areas has slashed travel times. But this is just one of its benefits in a community in search of pride.