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Twestival: Social Media Enables Social Change

by Kaitlyn Davidson

What’s this Twitter stuff all about? If you have a Twitter account (millions of you do), and you want to engage in social change, then Twitter may have just the event for you. Twestival Local, or Twitter-Festival,…

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Insight Trip: Tanzania – Mark Zoller Day 1 Post

by Mark Zoller

This post is a part of an ongoing series from YAO members on an insight trip in Tanzania.   It’s Monday evening and YAO is winding down after our first full day here in Tanzania. The majority of our…

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Insight Trip: Tanzania – Jason Duff Pre-trip Post

by Jason Duff

This is a part of an ongoing series of posts from members of the Young Ambassadors for Opportunity. September 5, 2009 Today, I embarked from Columbus, Ohio on a 7-day, 264-hour, 2-country African experience…

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Insight Trip: Tanzania – Suzie Hofert Pre-trip Post

by Suzie Hofert

This is a part of an ongoing series of posts from members of the Young Ambassadors for Opportunity. In two days I leave for the YAO Insight Trip to Tanzania and Rwanda. To say that I am excited would be…

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Insight Trip: Tanzania – Sonya Perez Pre-trip Post

by Sonya Perez-Lauterbach

Twenty Young Ambassadors for Opportunity have embarked on a journey that is sure to change their worldview forever.  During their 10-day trip to Tanzania and Rwanda, they will discover firsthand the impact…

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Insight Trip: Tanzania – AJ Renold Pre-trip Post

by AJ Renold

Twenty Young Ambassadors for Opportunity have embarked on a journey that is sure to change their worldview forever. During their 10-day trip to Tanzania and Rwanda, they will discover firsthand the impact…

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Welcome

by Ruth-Anne Renaud

Welcome to the Opportunity International blog. We hope to build this site into a collaborative, informative and engaging destination where we can all learn more about microfinance and poverty eradication.…

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For Some, “Back to School” is Easier Said than…

by Andrew Koehler

It’s that time of the year again. Children all across America are heading back to school, a sometimes chaotic, but relatively uncomplicated task for families. Unfortunately, “back to school” isn’t…

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Congressional Delegation Visits Opportunity International…

Oak Brook, Ill., (Sept. 03, 2009) — A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives visited Opportunity International’s bank in Kigali, Rwanda early in September to learn more about the need to…

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Expanding Outreach in Malawi: OIBM’s efforts to launch…

This study explores the efforts of the Opportunity International Bank of Malawi to implement mobile banking (m-banking) for its microfinance customers.

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