Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans

 
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    • 9 months ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    7 years of success because of you
    By - Ally Lynch - Online Marketing Manager
    Opportunity Kenya was established in 2006. The need for stable financial structures became increasingly apparent as the country faced violence and significant political unrest following the disputed presidential elections in December 2007. Opportunity quickly responded to this crisis by establishing the Kenya Emergency...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans has received 1 donation
    • 10 months ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Technology solutions lower cost, increase security for clients.
    By - Madeline Stone - Marketing and Communications Associate
    Technology efficiently and cheaply brings financial services to people in remote or rural areas. It breaks through barriers throughout the developing world, where people are excluded from financial services because of illiteracy, expensive transportation and geographic isolation. With the support of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans has received 5 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    The Power of One Client
    By - Robert Smith - Opportunity International
    Felicitus Mmboge is one of the millions of Opportunity women clients who has used a small loan to seize a big opportunity, and achieve great change in her life, her family and her community. Twenty years ago, at the age of 22, Felicitus left her struggling village in Western Kenya and took a job as a maid in...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Innovative Education loan products help parents ge
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    Opportunity’s Education Finance initiative makes it possible for school proprietors and families to increase children’s access to education through targeted loans to school owners and parents. As the newest member of Opportunity’s Education Finance initiative, Opportunity Kenya developed and pilot launched...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Bringing Training to Hardworking Entrepreneurs
    By - Emily Terrell - Online Community Specialist
    In Kenya, you are bringing training to hardworking entrepreneurs  Under new leadership, more than 8,000 Kenyan Trust Group members are reaping the benefits of robust financial literacy training, support and mentoring along with access to new skills to manage their small businesses while vastly improving quality of life...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans has received 3 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Activity Highlights in Kenya
    By - Emily Engel - Online Community Specialist
    Activity Highlights Custom financial products and services meet the unique needs of Kenyan families. Core to Opportunity Kenya’s product strategy is to adopt both qualitative and quantitative methods of increasing its knowledge about the clients it serves, resulting in intentionally targeted products and services that...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Measurable Impact in Kenya
    By - Emily Engel - Marketing and Communications Intern
    Measurable Impact: Side by Side in Kenya Opportunity Kenya currently serves clients via 12 branch locations. With hard work from the dedicated staff, Opportunity Kenya increased client outreach by 20% and maintained a client repayment rate of 98% despite a very challenging economic environment. Additionally, Opportunity...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Bank Loan Officer Spotlight: Meet Moses Wandera
    By - Ally Lynch - Outreach Campaign Specialist
    Opportunity International’s global team has grown to over 11,501 employees, 99% of whom are nationals. Our 6,515 loan officers are at the heart of our work, offering support and counsel to every client. By providing exceptional training, Opportunity is equipping local, talented staff to become leaders in building...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Program Updates
    By - David Santoso - Online Community Specialist
    Opportunity Kenya currently serves 7,796 families with microloans and transformative training, a 6% increase from the end of 2010. It has been a year since Opportunity Kenya launched loan disbursements via cell phone banking, which brings clients increased convenience, flexibility and security. Opportunity Kenya began...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans has received 6 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Opportunity Co-Hosts Financial Literacy Conference
    By - Jacqueline Ryan - Marketing Intern
    Recently in Nairobi, Opportunity International and The Financial Education Fund (FEF)–which is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID)–are co-sponsoring a Financial Literacy Conference to explore how access to financial services can be facilitated and enhanced through financial education...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Spiritual Journeys with Opportunity in Kenya
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Leader
    This is the story of one outstanding couples' commitment to Opportunity. After attending a conference in 2008, the Moller family developed an increasing passion for Opportunity. “That event affirmed what we thought about Opportunity and had a lot of impact on my spiritual journey. As we saw how...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans posted a progress report
    Microloans Provide More Education Opportunities in Kenya
    By - John Kamperschroe - VP of Resource Development
    Opportunity’s John Kamperschroer, VP of Resource Development, visited Kenya in August of 2010 to experience how Opportunity impacts education in Kenya. He shares reflections from his travels.  "As we traveled along the bumpy roads of Kenya, dust and exhaust coated our lungs while receiving–as one...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans has received 2 donations
    • 4 years ago
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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Dana Lunberry

Partner Relationship Specialist
Oak Brook, IL United States

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