Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans

 
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has received 11 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $1,203 from an original funding goal of $1,000!
    • 1 year ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Opportunity's sustainable solution
    By - Ally Lynch - Online Marketing Manager
    Opportunity International is, now more than ever, dedicated to supporting entreprenuers in Africa escape poverty.We have strategically decided to close the project, Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans, and roll it into another project of Opportunity International entitled, Providing Microloans for the Poor in...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Building Bright Futures
    By - Christie Lacey - Marketing Associate
    Maria Mbajo is a single mother working to provide a proper education for her child in Tanzania. When she first became an Opportunity client, she was a street vendor, carrying her products from market to market just hoping to make enough money to survive. Maria used her first Opportunity loan to increase her buying power,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has received 14 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    You are transforming entrepreneurs with training
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    Continuing its growth trend in 2012, Opportunity Tanzania achieved 18% increase in outreach despite high inflation, closing the year with 8,555 clients with loans. Amidst this time of growth, the team, led by CEO Stanley Tsikirayi, nearly doubled the value of its outstanding loan portfolio plus more than doubled its...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    You helped Opportunity Grow in Tanzania
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    As we gather momentum in Tanzania, more parents go to market each day armed with the capital, training and support they need to increase their income and provide for their families. The loans your funding makes possible are delivered through six branches via Opportunity’s core Trust Group model. In addition,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Changing Naishiye's Future
    By - Emily Terrell - Online Community Specialist
    Having more than doubled our outreach during 2011, Opportunity is thriving in Tanzania because of your partnership. Your giving has a direct impact on our ability to provide the most marginalized entrepreneurs with the tools they need to work their way out of poverty. You are helping us foster transformation through the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Helping Helen
    By - Emily Engel - Online Community Specialist
    Having more than doubled our outreach during 2011, Opportunity is thriving in Tanzania because of your partnership. Your giving has a direct impact on our ability to provide the most marginalized entrepreneurs with the tools they need to work their way out of poverty. You are helping us foster transformation through the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has received 5 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Transform Women, Families and Communities
    By - Allison Lynch - Campaign Specialist
    Did you know that 90% of Tanzanians live on less than $2 a day? We can do something about that. Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world. Approximately 90% of Tanzanians live on less than $2 per day and 60% live on less than $1 per day. However, Tanzania is also a place thriving with potential. One out of every...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Meet Opportunity client, Joyce Williamson, from Mwanga, Tanzania
    By - Ally Lynch - Campaign Specialist
    Opportunity Tanzania achieved strong growth during 2011. As of September 30th, Opportunity Tanzania was serving 5,705 microentrepreneurs with loans, reflecting an 84% growth in just nine months, having begun 2011 with 3,093 clients. Entrepreneurs like produce seller Joyce Williamson (pictured) are using loans to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Activity Highlights
    By - David Santoso - Online Community Specialist
    Listening to our Clients: Launching New Loan Products Opportunity Tanzania introduced two new loan products. The Pamoja loan (“together”) will replace the current Trust Group loan. The loan type will increase flexibility while adding cohesion to the existing group model. The groups will be more formal in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Tanzania Reporter Meets Emilia P. Mtei
    By - Jacqueline Ryan - Marketing Intern
    Emilia P. Mtei is part of the Trust Group called Chapakazi (translation: Hard-Working) based in Moshi, Tanzania. Her passion is working at her small grocery store where she sells fish, avocados and various other vegetables. Emilia looks over at her loan officer Levina and laughs aloud as we YAO members ask her questions...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has received 1 donation
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Chicago Fundraiser Impacts Tanzanians
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Personnel
    YAO’s Chicago chapter hosted its first-ever Tunes for Tanzania benefit concert this past winter. Over 150 guests packed into Schubas for a benefit concert featuring three local bands, plus a raffle and live auction for 10 prizes, all to raise awareness and $15,695 for Opportunity’s...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans posted a progress report
    Jumping for Opportunity
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Personnel
    Young Ambassadors for Opportunity just hosted a Jump for Opportunity skydiving event on Feb. 19, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. The 29 dedicated young professionals, entrepreneurs and Opportunity supporters who jumped have already raised over $100,000 to empower Opportunity’s microfinance clients in...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Ally Lynch

Oak Brook, IL United States

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