Opportunity Uganda finished 2010 with 66 active school loan clients and 91 schools served over the span of the program. For 2011 Uganda has plans to grow the number of school loans to 156 and the number of student loans to 9,193. In 2010, Opportunity Uganda also:
After a slow start to the year Opportunity Ghana finished 2010 strong with 165 school loan clients and 233 schools served over the span of the program. In the first quarter of 2010, lending in Ghana was put on hold to allow management to rectify an increase in the portfolio at risk (PAR) in the Education Finance portfolio. Leadership addressed the issue by revising the Credit Policy Guide and Credit Manual. Additionally, Opportunity Ghana:
The IDP Rising Schools Program is operating successfully and has disbursed loans to 38 schools, impacting 26,794 students. The team has built a library of detailed training curriculum modules that targets school proprietors, teachers and caterers. During the initial phase of the program, IDP Foundation, Inc. estimates 120 proprietors and caterers will be trained, 1,200 teachers will be trained and 31,080 students will be impacted. In 2010, the IDP Rising School Program:
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