Give Opportunity to the DR Congo

 
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Opportunities for Economic Growth
    By - Ally Lynch - Online Marketing Manager
    In this country, roughly the geographical size of Europe and plagued by war, economic instability and corruption, an Opportunity International financial institution can help to make the difference between families being able to afford only three meals per week to families being able to afford three meals per day. The people...
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has made updates to their project page.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has received 3 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has received 8 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Danny Mbuila went in search of a trustful partner
    By - Madeline Stone - Marketing and Communications Associate
    Denied by other banks, Danny Mbuila went in search of a partner he could trust to help him grow his shelving business in Kinshasa’s Liberty Market. Shortly after meeting with loan officer Esperance Nsarhaza, he joined Opportunity DRC’s Trust Group “Vanqueurs” which translates to,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Meet Annie Nyangomba
    By - Robert Smith - Opportunity International
    Annie Nyangomba is a 38-year-old mother of two who lives in Kinshasa, DR Congo. She smiles as she holds out her finger to be read biometrically at the Kinshasa branch of Opportunity‘s newest microfinance operations, Opportunity DRC. With support from the UNCDF and you, it’s one of the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    You are empowering Congolese families for transformation and success
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    In addition to financial literacy business training, personal development comprises five modules covering topics such as: basic health issues, impact of health on business, HIV/AIDS, malaria and cholera. The training has been designed in collaboration with the Biamba Marie Mutombo hospital founded by retired NBA star...
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has made updates to their project page.
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Branch Spotlight: Gambela
    By - Emily Terrell - Online Community Specialist
    Meet Helene: Opportunity Gambela branch client Helene lives in Kinshasa and operates a business in the Gambela marketplace. A born entrepreneur, Helene is a true inspiration as she faces head-on the daily struggles associated with supporting a family of eleven amidst the unrelenting cycle of dire poverty in the DR Congo....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has received 2 donations
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Meet Client Agnes Kisandala
    By - Emily Engel - Online Community Specialist
     Agnes Kisandala  A mother of seven, Agnes struggled for years as the primary breadwinner for her family. Her husband Emmanuel cannot find stable employment, leaving Agnes to ensure their children have enough to eat. Before finding Opportunity DRC, Agnes earned $100 per week by selling vegetables from her farm in...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    New Happenings in the DR Congo
    By - Emily Engel - Marketing and Communications Intern
    The Impact of your Support: Side by Side in DR Congo Opportunity DRC launched its first branch in January 2011, and a second in May. Opportunity DRC finished 2011 serving 4,455 clients living in the capital city of Kinshasa in its first year of operation. In December, the staff had to cease lending due to the threat of...
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has made updates to their project page.
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Nadine's Perspective: How to Create Opportunity in DRC
    By - Ally Lynch - Campaign Specialist
    Nadine Pembele, is head of training for Opportunity International in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nadine assists with staff recruitment, manages staff training, updates current staff programs and presents modules on customer care. She also manages the induction program for new staff, facilitates company...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Client Success Spotlight: Meet Andre Landu
    By - David Santoso - Online Community Specialist
    You are helping Opportunity reach out to clients like Andre Landu, pictured right, standing side by side with his loan officer. Until recently, Andre struggled to earn a profit selling luggage at the Liberty Market in Kinshasa. Then he heard about Opportunity International. In just a few short months Andre has increased his...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Opportunity DRC in Kinshasa Grows
    By - Jacqueline Ryan - Marketing Intern
    Opportunity Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) celebrated its grand opening on May 19th in the capital city of Kinshasa. Since Opportunity International‘s arrival in the DRC, we’ve seen marked changes in the lives of the Congolese people. More than 690 Opportunity DRC clients have already received loans to grow...
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Financial Services Empowering Congolese
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Personnel
    On May 11, 2011 Opportunity International announced additional backing for the expansion of its international community banking network into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) has contributed $250,000 to support Opportunity DRC’s development of safe, community banking within the...
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  • Give Opportunity to the DR Congo has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Ally Lynch

Oakbrook, IL United States

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