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Health & Education

Health and education are the foundation for human development. As the world’s largest multilateral investor in private health care, IFC supports the industry by providing financing, sharing knowledge, supporting public-private collaboration, and helping shape government policy. In education, we work with the private sector to expand access to high-quality, affordable, and relevant education for all.

In FY19, our new long-term commitments in health and education totaled about $670 million, including $295 million mobilized from other investors.

FY19 Development Results

Numbers at the left end of each bar are the total number of companies rated.

Project Financing and Portfolio, by Industry

Health & Education
$ millions, for the year ending June 30
Long-term investment commitments 374
Loans 316
Equity 58
Guarantees and risk management
Core mobilization* 295
Total commitments 670
Portfolio Exposure** for IFC's account 2,760
Committed portfolio for loan syndications*** 350
Total committed portfolio 3,111

* * Including Loan Syndications (B-Loans, Parallel Loans, and MCPP Loans), IFC Initiatives, AMC, Other Mobilization by Decision, and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Mobilization.
** Portfolio exposure is defined as the sum of the (i) committed exposure for IFC’s debt investments, (ii) fair market value of IFC’s equity investments, and (iii) total undisbursed equity commitments.
*** Including B-Loans, Agented Parallel Loans, and MCPP Loans.

Development Reach

Health & Education Portfolio
  CY17 CY18
Employment 453,659 375,718
Female employment 244,687 197,180
Number of patients (1) 1 41,223,768 49,913,241
Number of students (1) 1 5,733,749 4,698,638
Domestic purchase of goods and services ($ millions) 3,237 4,708
Payments to governments ($ millions) 1,250 1,285

1 Includes data from IFC clients that may not be mapped to this industry sector.