Opportunity International

Our mission is to provide opportunities for people in chronic poverty to transform their lives. Our strategy is to create jobs, stimulate small businesses and strengthen communities among the poor. Our method is to work through sustainable local microfinance institutions that provide small business loans, savings, insurance and training. Our commitment is motivated by Jesus Christ's call to serve the poor. Our core values are respect, commitment to the poor, integrity and stewardship.
Help bring Financial Stability to Uganda
With 90% of its population living on under $2 per day, Uganda is one of the poorest countries in the world. Opportunity International has a vision to bring life-changing financial services to Uganda. project reportread updates from the field
Help Nicaragua's Poor Climb out of Poverty
In Nicaragua, approximately 30% of the population lives on less than $2 per day, and in rural areas, poverty rates are especially high, where 50% of households live in extreme poverty. With limited access to good schools or job opportunities, rural Nicaraguan families often rely on operating small farms for food and to earn a livelihood. By providing training and financial support for the two most promising enterprises- agriculture and tourism- impoverished populations can rise above poverty. project reportread updates from the field
Banking on Africa
Africa is home to 24 of the 25 poorest countries in the world, and 75% of its population lives on less than $2 a day. We are able to provide financial services to the poorest of the poor in Africa. project reportread updates from the field
Microloans Help Poverty-Stricken in Mexico
In Mexico, the impoverished suffer from disease and violence. Opportunity can help to address poverty related issues in the midst of suffering by offering financial services to those who need it most. project reportread updates from the field
Help Expand Financial Services in Mozambique
Mozambique is one of the world's poorest economies, ranking 175 out of 179 countries on the Human Development Index. Opportunity is working to help people help themselves out of extreme poverty. project reportread updates from the field
Transform Lives in Kenya with Microloans
Opportunity International offers a variety of loan products, including cell phone banking, to enable Kenyans living in poverty to transform their lives. project reportread updates from the field
Give Opportunity to the DR Congo
In the aftermath of war and genocide throughout the 1990's, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been through much trauma in the past 20 years. In order for the economy to recover and flourish, citizens of this developing nation will need access to bank accounts and safe places to invest, store, and spend their money. project reportread updates from the field
Empower Entrepreneurs in South Africa
Less than 35 percent of the people hold formal employment, and poverty is rampant at the bottom of the economic pyramid. Opportunity seeks to address this problem using micro-financing services. project reportread updates from the field
Microloans Create Opportunities for Indian Women
Opportunity India provides 100% of its loans to women, who are most in need of financial services. Opportunity is seeking partners to create growing opportunities for women in India. project reportread updates from the field
Providing Microloans for the Poor in Tanzania
A striking 90% of Tanzanians live on less than $2 per day and 89% are either completely excluded from the financial system or only have access to informal financial services. project reportread updates from the field
 

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