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Please Join Us for the National Day of Prayer

by Opportunity International

Today, May 6th, is the National Day of Prayer. Please take a moment today to join Opportunity International in prayer… …For our clients that they would be empowered to transform their lives spiritually,…

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One Hen Inspires Second Graders to Microfinance

by Emily Riemer

When Katie Smith Milway, author of One Hen, visited Lincoln Elementary School in River Forest, Ill. last Tuesday, she was confronted with the extraordinary work of the school’s second-graders. Up on…

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One Hen Takes Microfinance to School

by Emily Riemer

On Tuesday, I got the chance to visit local elementary schools in Oak Park and River Forest, Ill., attending wonderful presentations by children’s author Katie Smith Milway. She wrote One Hen: How One…

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Five Reasons to Honor Moms Everywhere This Mother’s…

by Cynthia Greenwood

This Mother’s Day, Opportunity International celebrates moms around the world, especially our clients who work hard, most under challenging circumstances, to provide for their families. In this blog,…

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How Online Giving Connects You With Our Work

by Opportunity International

I recently had the opportunity to attend theNon-Profit Technology Network’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference and present on two panels: one on the changing face of donations online and what that…

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Two Dollar Challenge

by Andrew Koehler

This year, Opportunity Internationalis proud to announce our partnership with the Two Dollar a Day Challenge (TDC). TDC is an initiative that began with Shawn Humphrey, assistant professor in the Department…

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#mifimon: Technology & Microfinance

by Ben Lyon

The following is a guest post from Ben Lyon from FrontlineSMS. You can stay connected and up to date with #mifimon by following @Mifimon on Twitter. Once every two weeks, the microfinance community…

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Emerging Market Risks and Rewards

by Cynthia Greenwood

Last night, Opportunity International Board Member Kadita “A.T.” Tshibaka spoke to a distinguished audience of almost 100 business leaders and students at an event hosted by the University of Toronto’s Rotman…

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How to Measure the Positive Impact of Microfinance

by Opportunity International

When you work on poverty every day, you ask yourself if what you’re doing is having a lasting impact. Today, Opportunity International and five other leading microfinance organizations issued a position…

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Malawi 2010

by Marisa Brown

Recently, Maria Largey, director of philanthropy at Opportunity UK  travelled to Malawi with Deborah Foy, director of programs. They went to meet with current clients, assess the situation in Nsanje…

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