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A Lesson in Love from Gene Gardner

by Opportunity International

Last year in his retirement community, he invited his fellow residents to share concerns about local, national, and global issues they felt were important. This sparked a series of meetings where they…

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Virtual Event by Opportunity International Wins Award…

Opportunity International was selected by Ragan as the winner of the “Best Virtual Customer Engagement Event” for the Virtual Insight Trip to Colombia, which first aired on April 25, 2021.

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Waymaker Wednesday: Gentil

by Opportunity International

Gentil is an artist who escaped from Burundi. He used to run workshops for young artists and was accused by the government of training rebel soldiers so he had to flee. He now lives with his grandmother…

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Program Manager in the Field: 3 Defining Insights from…

by Kyle Fiechter

How can a non-profit work with social enterprises to reduce poverty? When I visited Opportunity’s operations in Uganda in November, this question loomed in my mind—I was curious to discover the best…

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A memoir of a life across continents

by Allison Kooser

Dive into one of the “Best Books of 2021” and be inspired by one girl’s journey to rebuild her life in an unfamiliar place. This month, the Opportunity Book Club is traveling across countries and…

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Opportunity International Names Michael Chitwood Chief…

Former World Vision USA Executive will Advance Opportunity International’s Ability to Empower People in Developing Countries to Work Their Way Out of Poverty.

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2021 WeGO Award Winners: Increasing Opportunities for…

by Nicole Brown

Championing programs and supporting projects that increase inclusion and chart a pathway out of poverty for women and girls globally is at the heart of Opportunity International’s work. We are pleased…

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Locked out of Learning: Addressing the COVID-19 Education…

From economic slowdowns to travel restrictions to severe health risks, the pandemic has irrevocably changed our world. Over the past two years, we have lost jobs, opportunities, gatherings and loved ones.…

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Opportunity Honors Life of Former President and CEO…

Gordon Edward Murphy, Opportunity’s President and CEO from 1986-1991, passed away on January 15, 2022. During his time at Opportunity, Murphy built up a powerful board and hired several key staff members…

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6 places the Opportunity International Book Club explored…

by Allison Kooser

In a year full of ups and downs, we found solace, education, and adventure curling up with great books. The Opportunity Book Club enjoyed novels, memoirs, human psychology, business reads, and more every…

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