Development Credit Authority: Abebow's Story
The Development Credit Authority (DCA) allows USAID to mobilize local financing to support the development objectives of the U.S. government through partial credit guarantees. Guarantee agreements encourage private lenders to extend financing to new sectors and regions. By encouraging local channels of financing, USAID is empowering entrepreneurs in developing countries to improve their lives at a minimal cost to the U.S. taxpayer.

Read one borrower's story here.
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