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OFID awards Carter Center $800,000 grant for Blinding Trachoma Elimination in Mali, Niger

OFID has awarded The Carter Center a grant of US$800,000 to help support an initiative to eliminate blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter; Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters, the Center’s CEO; and Dr. Walid Mehalaine, head of OFID’s Grants and Technical Assistance Unit, gathered Friday, March 24, for a signing ceremony at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Dr. Mehalaine represented Mr. Suleiman Al-Herbish, Director-General of OFID.

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OFID supports MSMEs in Vietnam

OFID has signed a US$20m loan agreement with the Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank). The loan will be used to support Vietnam’s micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), in particular those owned by women.

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Uganda to boost vocational education with new OFID loan

OFID has signed a US$14.3m public sector loan agreement with Uganda for the Vocational Education Project, Phase II. The provision of high-quality vocational education will enable graduates to obtain higher-paying jobs, benefiting both local communities and the country as a whole from the increase in the size of a skilled workforce.

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