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  Project Stories 

With our projects we contribute to sustainable economic growth - whether through our involvement in the microfinance sector, the financing of infrastructure, or by means of equity participations. 

  Albania: Escaping Poverty with Biscuits

Out of poverty with a microcredit: an entrepreneur from Albania becomes a successful businessman thanks to a loan and his persistence. more

  East Africa: Microcredits - The Bank Goes to Its Customers

Rhoda Tarus came with low expectations: she did not own any land, so who would loan her money? How was she going to be able to secure a livelihood and make her business ideas a reality? more

  Georgia: Energy Bridge for the Black Sea Region

The Caucasus country is strengthening its potential for hydroelectric energy with the help of OeEB and Siemens Österreich and simultaneously securing the ability to exchange energy with Europe. more

  Georgia: New Companies Give the Economy Momentum

In the spring of 2008, OeEB decided to strengthen the financial sector in Georgia by providing 49.75% of a joint credit line with KfW in the amount of a total of USD 47.5 million for ProCredit Georgia. more

  Honduras: A power line to the future

OeEB and the private power plant operator COHERSA provide five Honduran villages surrounding the hydroelectric power plant La Vegona with clean electricity. more

  Honduras: Energy as a Key Factor

Valle Solar, the country's largest solar power plant, aims to help remove the energy bottleneck. As a lender, OeEB places emphasis on stable relations with the local population as well as the careful use of water as a raw material. more

  Kosovo: District Heating Project Ensures Supply of Heat in Pristina

The Pristina district heating plant cannot afford sufficient fuel, yet the heat generated by the brown coal power plant nearby is not being utilised. A project co-financed by the OeEB is intended to change that.


  Mexico: Bulk Goods Harbour Creates New Opportunities for Exports

A crane from the Austrian Alps is helping boost Mexico's imports and exports. more

  Nicaragua: Steaming Out of Poverty

The construction of a geothermal power plant in San Jacinto means a new era in the use of local, renewable sources of energy for the local population. more

  Turkey: Energy Efficiency Training

Şekerbank focuses on special credits for investments in energy efficiency and raising awareness of costomers and employees. Its partner in this process: the OeEB. more

  Uganda: Mobile Money in rural areas

Sending money home to rural areas is an important step forward for development in Uganda: Most Ugandans with jobs in cities contribute a significant part of their salaries to support their families in more excluded parts of the country. Chims Africa Ltd. is an important facilitator for this and a strong pillar in the distribution process.


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