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Opportunity International Wins Civil Society Achievement…

Stockholm-based Ceremonies recognize enterprises that demonstrate innovation in financial, social and livelihoods education, inclusion and entrepreneurial support for children and youth worldwide. Opportunity…

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A Thanksgiving Gift

by Lydia Baldridge Meier

Two days before Thanksgiving here in the United States, many of us are preparing to spend time with family. For those of you, like me, who do not live near your extended family, the holiday takes on particular…

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Insights on AgFinance Operations and Impact

Agricultural finance is risky and expensive for both farmers and banks. Opportunity’s AgFinance model is designed to reduce risks and costs by partnering with institutions that complement Opportunity’s…

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Girls' Education Challenge Midpoint Impact Results

Opportunity’s EduFinance program expands the market for affordable, quality education by extending loans and other financial services to private school proprietors and families. But how does this gender-neutral…

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Positively Impacting Women Clients in India

A rigorous impact assessment of clients from three of our partner microfinance institutions in India indicates that women clients significantly increased income and well-being compared to non-clients with…

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Philanthropy 2.0 - FinTech, the responsible inclusion…

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Atul Tandon Appointed CEO of Opportunity International…

Entrepreneur, Non-Profit Executive and Humanitarian Joins Leading Global Empowerment and Microfinance Social Enterprise with ‘Deep Calling’ to Alleviate Extreme Poverty CHICAGO –October 18, 2016…

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Two Chicago-Based Organizations Serving Women Unite…

International Women Associates to Honor Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, with Woman Extraordinaire Award on October 25 CHICAGO – October 24, 2016 – The International Women Associates…

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Celebrating Poverty Eradication Day

by Vicki Escarra

When I travel to visit Opportunity International clients around the world, I am consistently inspired by their tenacity, courage and optimism in the face of seemingly insurmountable challenges. I am reminded…

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MyBucks Expands Reach of Opportunity Banks in Africa

MyBucks and Opportunity International further historic partnership Chicago/Luxembourg, 12 October 2016 - As part of its partnership with Opportunity International, MyBucks S.A. (“MyBucks”), a leading…

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