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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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YAO Launches San Diego Chapter

by Opportunity International

Young Ambassadors for Opportunity (YAO) launched its San Diego chapter kick-off event this past Friday, March 26, at the Caster home. Core members Anne Edwardson, Chris Tharp, Elise Caster and Troy Finnigan…

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Here’s a Meaningful Easter Gift Idea

by Cynthia Greenwood

Are you looking for a special gift to put in your child’s or grandchild’s Easter basket amidst the brightly colored eggs and chocolates? Consider an OptINnow gift card (starting at just $25) to help…

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Outrage & Inspire – All Efforts Great and Small by…

by Opportunity International

Roger Thurow, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal for three decades, spoke at Opportunity International’s recent microfinance conference in Phoenix. His subsequent post, “All Efforts Great and Small,” on…

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Providing Financial Services to Women Creates a Better…

by Cynthia Greenwood

Opportunity has long known what U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated in a video message to the “Women for a Better World” conference in Spain on Saturday—that empowering women is the key…

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Join ONE, Melinda Gates, & Melanne Verveer

by Ruth-Anne Renaud

Here’s another opportunity to learn how you can become a more effective advocate in the fight against global poverty. Our friends at ONE are sponsoring an interactive conference next week with Melinda…

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