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Waymaker Wednesday: Student

by Opportunity International

Today, a girl in Uganda is four times more likely to have a baby, than have a high school diploma before reaching adulthood. For her, the future is not full of hope, but it’s filled with worry and uncertainty.…

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AgFinance in Ghana Benefits Small-Scale Farmers

This KM Insight summarizes results from a deep-dive evaluation of client-level results from one of Opportunity’s most mature AgFinance programs. The conclusion? Opportunity AgFinance helps clients increase…

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Knowledge Management Update - February 2022

Featuring work completed by the Knowledge Management team and our partners, this 2022 Update features evaluation results from SME finance and Agricultural Finance programs, discusses how Opportunity is…

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Life on the Margins: Meeting the Unique Needs of Refugees…

by Allison Kooser

On the edge of the Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda, Senga Ndagize tills the land on his small farm. He lets the dirt sift through his fingers—dirt that is not his; dirt that doesn’t hold his…

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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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