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Opportunity International Announces New Unified Vision

By Lauren Williamson

Opportunity International announced its new unified vision, which outlines our mission, motivation, values and methods.At Opportunity International, we’ve worked for 42 years to achieve our mission of giving people in the developing world the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty. Now we have a stronger way of sharing that mission with the world.

Opportunity International announced last week unified messaging that clarifies our vision, mission, motivation, values and methods throughout our worldwide organization.

Our work hasn’t changed—just our way of sharing it with the world.

Watch Opportunity International CEO Vicki Escarra introduce the messaging in this brief video.

VISION

Our vision is a world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve a life free from poverty, with dignity and purpose.

MISSION

By providing financial solutions and training, we empower people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children’s futures and their communities.

MOTIVATION

We respond to Jesus Christ’s call to love and serve the poor. We seek to emulate the Good Samaritan, whose compassion crossed ethnic groups and religions. We serve all people regardless of race, faith, ethnicity and gender.

VALUES

Commitment to our clients and their transformation.

Humility a spirit of serving in all we do.

Respect 360 degrees of consideration and teamwork.

Integrity living our values with transparency and consistency.

Stewardship accountability, innovation, and urgency.

Transformation our ultimate goal in ourselves and others.

METHODS

We support local microfinance organizations that provide innovative financial solutions to empower people, create jobs and build vibrant communities.

• We create innovative partnerships to provide complementary services to our clients.

• We seek to impact the lives of our clients, staff and supporters.

• Our products, services and training enable clients to develop businesses, to save and to insure against an uncertain future.

• We strengthen and influence value chains to benefit our clients, connect them to viable markets and drive economic progress.

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