U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández (above photo), Minister of Foreign Affairs Lisandro Rosales, and Ambassador to the U.S. Mireya Aguero in Washington.
Boehler underscored the United States’ commitment to supporting economic growth in Honduras and bilateral partnership with the Government of Honduras to address concerns in the region. They discussed creating meaningful economic opportunities to improve the quality of life for the Honduran people, particularly by investing in critical energy infrastructure and expanding access to credit for the country’s many small and medium enterprises.
The new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is the development bank of the US government. DFC partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. Their mandate is to invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology projects. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets.
DFC consolidates and modernizes the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Development Credit Authority (DCA) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Photo credit Loren Moss