Opportunity International

Our mission is to provide opportunities for people in chronic poverty to transform their lives. Our strategy is to create jobs, stimulate small businesses and strengthen communities among the poor. Our method is to work through sustainable local microfinance institutions that provide small business loans, savings, insurance and training. Our commitment is motivated by Jesus Christ's call to serve the poor. Our core values are respect, commitment to the poor, integrity and stewardship.

Opportunity International
2122 York Road
Suite 150
Oak Brook, IL 60523
United States
(630) 242-4100
http://www.opportunity.org

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Jon Yasuda

Management Team

Vicki Escarra, David Simms, Steve Lavey, Dennis Ripley, Connie Stryjak, Deborah Bowker, Jim Pedersen, Harry Turner

Board of Directors

Katey Assem, Sandra Davis, Vicki Escarra, Peter King, Mark Linsz, Barbara Lupient, Jane Nelson, Elizabeth Perdue, Karen Robinson Cope, Herve Sarteau, Beth J Stephenson, Mark A Thompson, Peter Thorrington, Dave M Tolmie, Terrence A Watson

Project Leaders

Dana Lunberry
Ian Haisley
Ian Haisley
Ally Lynch
Emily Engel

Mission

Our mission is to provide opportunities for people in chronic poverty to transform their lives. Our strategy is to create jobs, stimulate small businesses and strengthen communities among the poor. Our method is to work through sustainable local microfinance institutions that provide small business loans, savings, insurance and training. Our commitment is motivated by Jesus Christ's call to serve the poor. Our core values are respect, commitment to the poor, integrity and stewardship.

Programs

Opportunity International provides financial products and strategies to over 2.5 million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world. Clients in more than 20 countries can use these services to expand a business, provide for their families, create jobs for their neighbors and build a safety net for the future. Learn more about Opportunity's innovative solutions to eradicate global poverty. Products: Opportunity offers a variety of products, including loans, savings, microinsurance and training, to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Strategies: Through dynamic strategies, such as local staffing, bank building, technological innovations, rural outreach and Trust Groups, Opportunity increases its outreach and effectiveness in empowering those living in poverty around the world.

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