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Opportunity International Savings and Loans Receives…

Learn more about Opportunity International Saving and Loans award-winning work in Ghana.

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Knowledge Management May 2019 Update

This issue of the semi-annual KM Update focuses on recent research that answers two main questions: “How is Opportunity’s work benefitting women in sub-Saharan Africa?” and “How is Opportunity…

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2018 Key Research Insights

In 2018, Knowledge Management (KM) conducted and supported research across 10 countries, strengthening programs and partners, identifying effective client pathways out of poverty, and testing innovations.…

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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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School Improvement Loans Linked to Positive Outcomes…

In 2018 Opportunity partnered with Three Stones International to conduct a study to further understand the effectiveness of its School Improvement Loan product after multiple cycles by identifying dimensions…

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Reevaluating What We Know About the Impact of Microfinance

A recent review of six studies on the impact of microfinance by economists at the University of Connecticut has determined that prior claims that these studies discredited the impact of microfinance were…

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A Message from Colombia

by Elsa Martinez

Elsa Martinez is an Opportunity client in Cartagena, Colombia. Recently, she shared her incredible story with us in her own words. We were moved and inspired, and wanted to pass along her powerful words…

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Celebrating All Women on Mother's Day

by Diane Ferguson

While Opportunity International exists to empower people—especially women—to improve their lives, we did not pioneer the concept. Since the beginning of time, mothers and grandmothers have been naturally…

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Read With Us: May Book Club

by Opportunity International

We’ve been eagerly waiting for this month’s book to release, and now it’s finally here! Join us this month as we read Melinda Gates’ new book, The Moment of Lift.  This will be one of the most…

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