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Where is World Bank located in Kenya?

Where is World Bank located in Kenya?

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, officially opened a new state-of-the-art World Bank Group office building in the Upper Hill area of Nairobi, at an event hosted by World Bank Country Director Diarietou Gaye, and IFC Director for Eastern and Southern Africa Oumar Seydion on December 11.

Where is the IFC located?

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., its original membership of 31 had grown to about 175 by the beginning of the 21st century. Headquarters: Washington, D.C. In financing private enterprises, the IFC makes loans without government guarantee of repayment.

How do I contact IFC?

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Is IFC same as World Bank?

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.

How many countries are in Kenya?

47 counties
Counties of Kenya

Counties of Kenya Kaunti za Kenya (Swahili)
Location Republic of Kenya
Number 47 counties
Populations 143,920 (Lamu) – 4,397,073 (Nairobi)
Areas 294.7 km2 (113.8 sq mi) (Mombasa) – 71,597.8 km2 (27,644.1 sq mi) (Turkana)

Who is the head of World Bank in Kenya?

Keith E. Hansen
Keith E. Hansen is the World Bank Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda.

What is IFC in World Bank?

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group (WBG), is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector.

How many offices does IFC have?

ON-THE-GROUND. As part of IFC, we have access to a pipeline of opportunities generated by IFC’s 3,800-strong team and its unparalleled global footprint of 100 offices across the developing world.

Who qualifies for IFC?

Eligibility Requirements Projects must: (1) be located in an IFC-member developing country; (2) be private sector-led; (3) be technically sound; (4) have a high likelihood of profitability; (5) benefit the local economy; and (6) satisfy both the IFC’s and the host country’s environmental and social standards.

Does IFC give grants?

IFC provides a limited amount of grant funding to business initiatives that innovate in specific practice areas: biodiversity, sustainable energy, and corporate responsibility.

What is World Bank IFC?

The International Finance Corporation or IFC, is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group and shares its mission to reduce global poverty.

Where does IFC get its money?

Much of IFC’s advisory work is conducted by facilities managed by IFC but funded through partnerships with donor governments and other multilateral institutions. Other sources of funding include donor country trust funds and IFC’s own resources.

How do I apply for IFC?

There is no standard application form for IFC financing. A company seeking to establish a new venture or expand an existing enterprise can approach IFC directly. This is best done by reading About IFC Financing, and by submitting an investment proposal.

Does World Bank give loans to individuals?

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) loans are public and publicly guaranteed debt extended by the World Bank Group. IBRD loans are made to, or guaranteed by, countries that are members of IBRD. IBRD may also make loans to IFC.

Is Kenya poor?

Kenya is a lower-middle income economy. Although Kenya’s economy is the largest and most developed in eastern and central Africa, 16.1% (2025/2026) of its population lives below the international poverty line. This severe poverty is mainly caused by economic inequality, government corruption and health problems.

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