Vicki Escarra on global reach, impact and technology
By Opportunity International
Opportunity CEO Vicki Escarra has been featured on the Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation, a premium website and digital publication aimed at the growing community of innovation-minded business professionals and philanthropists in Chicago and around America.
The interview highlights the mission of Opportunity International and how the organization creates innovative products and services to help clients in even the most remote areas of the world.
“We are currently leading the industry in mobile money,” Vicki says. “We are taking the fact that 80 percent of Africans have a cell phone... and we are actually allowing our clients to set up loans, set up savings accounts, set up insurance and do training through smart phones and tablets.”
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