Banking on Education

 
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Thomas is educating the next generation of leaders
    By - Ally Lynch - Manager, Online Marketing
    Wearing crisp uniforms and sitting in row upon row of wooden desks, a classroom of children follows a lesson with their teacher at the Maryhill Junior School in Uganda. When the teacher prompts, sometimes they answer in unison, other times a myriad of hands shoot in the air, students bursting to catch the...
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  • Banking on Education has received 2 donations
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  • Banking on Education has received 1 donation
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  • Banking on Education has received 1 donation
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Program Update: Educating Children
    By - Ally Lynch - Manager, Online Marketing
    Education is the single largest determining factor for future economic status. Yet, 130 million young people worldwide are not in school—and 70 percent are girls. If a girl cannot complete secondary school, she is at a higher risk of illiteracy, HIV and early marriage, offering little chance of reaching her...
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  • Banking on Education has received 1 donation
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Education Update in Africa
    By - Madeline Stone - Marketing and Communications Associate
    THANK YOU for your continued partnership. Your generous support is changing the face of education in the developing world. Cumulatively, we have provided School Improvement loans and training to 1,112 school proprietors and 13,096 School Fee loans to families. What Opportunity’s done for Education this...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Education in Ghana Update
    By - Christie Lacey - Marketing Associate
    Education is the single largest determining factor for future economic status. Yet, 130 million young people worldwide are not in school — and 70% of them are girls. If a girl cannot complete secondary school, she is at a higher risk of illiteracy, HIV and early marriage, offering little chance of reaching her...
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  • Banking on Education has received 3 donations
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Because you invest in education
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    As of December 31, 2012, 634 school proprietors are making better schools for marginalized children with Opportunity School Improvement Loans. Nearly doubling its outreach from 332 school loans the prior year, Opportunity is helping schools hire certified teachers and improve infrastructure like constructing additional...
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    You helped Madam Evelyn provide the promise of a better future through education
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    The first thing Madam Evelyn Nuku noticed upon moving to Santa Maria, Ghana ten years ago was that the community did not have a school. Having studied to become a teacher, this weighed on Evelyn immensely. Before long, her concern that began as a seed blossomed into a plan. With a heart for children and a true...
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Education Updates from Ghana and India
    By - Emily Terrell - Online Community Specialist
    We are working to expand our education finance program across the world, but two countries that continue to have the most successful programs are Uganda and India. Read some recent highlights:  Uganda Opportunity Uganda’s Banking on Education pilot is serving 94 schools with active loans, up 20% from 2011...
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  • Banking on Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Innovative New Education Products
    By - Emily Engel - Online Community Specialist
    All parents around the world share the same dream: to see their children educated and attaining a better life. Opportunity International’s Banking on Education initiative increases access to schooling by offering financial products tailored to schools and families. Your support is providing growth capital to small...
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  • Banking on Education has received 4 donations
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Honoring Teachers
    By - Ally Lynch - Campaign Specialist
    Meet Teacher Naomi Amenya Naomi Amenya’s eyes sparkle as she gives words of encouragement to the 150 children, including 80 orphans, under her care. Naomi operates Royal Seed Home & School on the road to the Cape Coast in Ghana. Children at Royal Seed learn English, math, grammar and...
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  • Banking on Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Meet Daisy Muthoni John, an Education Finance Client
    By - Ally Lynch - Campaign Specialist
    Meet Daisy Muthoni John, an Education Finance Client  Almost 45% of students who begin first grade in the most impoverished countries in the world do not complete their primary education. Opportunity seeks to decrease this by providing loans for schools. Enter one of our education finance clients, Daisy Muthoni John,...
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Country Highlights
    By - David Santoso - Online Community Specialist
    Uganda 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: Served 3,840 clients with school fee loans...
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Educational Microfinance in Ghana
    By - Jacqueline Ryan - Marketing Intern
    The IDP Rising Schools Program is an initiative created and implemented by the IDP Foundation, Inc., Opportunity International, and Sinapi Aba Trust (SAT). SAT, a member of the Opportunity International network, is an NGO in Ghana that offers microfinance services to clients, including loans to school proprietors to fund...
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  • Banking on Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Banking on Education has received 2 donations
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Expanding Schools, Extending Lives in Ghana
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Personnel
      Joyce Opoku dreamed of starting an early childhood care and learning facility that would provide children living in poverty with a good foundation for first grade. In 2005, the Lucky Child Daycare Center opened with seven pupils in her father’s concrete block house in a poor suburb of...
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  • Banking on Education posted a progress report
    Microfinance Rebuilds Lives after Flooding
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Leader
      In January, many people in the Philippines were devastated by the effects of relentless flooding. In the aftermath, survivors of this disaster are faced with the overwhelming task of rebuilding their lives. Microfinance empowers families to recover from tragedy and reshape their...
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  • Banking on Education has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Ally Lynch

Oak Brook, Illinois United States

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