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A strong and engaged private sector is indispensable to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That’s where IFC comes in—we have more than 60 years of experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they’re needed most. Since 1956, IFC has leveraged $2.6 billion in capital to deliver more than $285 billion in financing for businesses in developing countries.

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IFC’s comprehensive approach to private sector development helps businesses innovate and create jobs and opportunities for people in developing countries. See how IFC clients are making a difference across the world.

What’s Brewing in Ethiopia? Business and Competition

Creating Markets

What’s Brewing in Ethiopia? Business and Competition

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Esoko Empowers Farmers, One Text at a Time

Creating Markets

Esoko Empowers Farmers, One Text at a Time

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Moldova’s Legislative Reform Plants the Seeds of Competition

Impact at IFC

Moldova’s Legislative Reform Plants the Seeds of Competition

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Armenia Plugs into New Power Sources

Impact at IFC

Armenia Plugs into New Power Sources

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In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable

Sustainable Markets

In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable

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Mind the Gap & Fix the Mix: Gender Equality in Private Equity

Mind the Gap & Fix the Mix: Gender Equality in Private Equity

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About IFC

We work with the private sector in developing countries to create markets that open up opportunities for all.

IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

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  • 5.7 Million

    Students Educated

  • 41 Million

    Patients Cared For

  • 187 Million

    People Provided with Phone Connections

  • 365 Billion

    In SME loans

  • The impact of IFC clients in 2017.

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