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Global Food Security Act Re-authorization

by Mark Castellino

We know that poverty alleviation is inextricably tied to global food security, which is why Opportunity provides financial services to farmers, processors, input suppliers and other enterprises in the…

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Announcing our November Book Club Selection: Indonesia…

by Opportunity International

The country of Indonesia is comprised of 17,000 islands—spanning thousands of miles in the Pacific Ocean. Journalist and HIV Epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani trekked 26,000 of those miles to research…

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Opportunity International Honors 2018 WeGo Award Winners

Chicago – October 31, 2018 – Opportunity International is pleased to announce the winners of the Women and Girls Opportunity (WeGO) Awards. The inaugural WeGO Award seeks to highlight and honor…

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A New Way to Move Families From Poverty to Prosperity

by Jenn Winter

Before anything else, Marites is a mother. The first thing she asks herself every morning is how she will get food on the table for her children that day. She is learning better ways to answer that question…

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Opportunity Insights, A Knowledge Management Report

Opportunity’s KM team is responsible for generating, capturing and disseminating knowledge throughout the Opportunity network as a result of conducting rigorous, groundbreaking research on clients, markets,…

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Knowledge Management Update - October 2018

The October 2018 KM Update touches on a number of recent research studies and activities, including the development of a new research approach to help organizations optimize their interventions, a rigorous…

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Meet Erin Dowland Kabwe

by Opportunity International

In August, we welcomed our new Senior Director of Volunteer Engagement, Erin Dowland Kabwe. As Mother Teresa says, “It’s not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts.” …

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The Power of Education in Nicaragua

by Lindy Purdy

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” In Nicaragua, we saw first-hand evidence of that truth. With its magnificent geographic setting…

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Announcing Our September Book Club Selection

by Opportunity International

Here at Opportunity International, we have so many wonderful friends. These are people who provide us with invaluable strategic direction, encourage us as we tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges,…

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Powering Educational Change-Makers Like Grace

by Allison Kooser

A native of Bogotá, Grace remembers wanting to become a teacher when she was as young as the students she teaches today. As a child in school, she was accustomed to knocks on the door from classmates…

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