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.
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
Help Women in Rwanda Fight Against Poverty
 
Opportunity Rwanda provides financial services for women in Rwanda pursuing their own entrepreneurial goals. Micro-loans and savings accounts are available to clients for both expanding their business and planning for the future. project reportread updates from the field
Microloans empower Colombian parents
 
Please consider supporting poor Colombian entrepreneurs through microloans. They want to work themselves and get their families out of chronic poverty. project reportread updates from the field
Global Microfinance Initiative
 
With 3 billion people living on less than 2 dollars a day, our mission is to empower people to work their way out of poverty by expanding financial services to the poor in developing countries. project reportread updates from the field
Raise Capital for Entrepreneurs in the Philippines
 
A little help goes a long way for a small business owner in the Philippines. Entrepreneurial, these Filipinos can utilize loans for the improvement of their lives and communities. project reportread updates from the field
Microloans to 16 Entrepreneurs in the Philippines
 
Opportunity and its network of nine Philippines microfinance organizations started operations in Manila in 1981 and currently serve over 600,000 active clients. project reportread updates from the field
Empower Mothers in Tanzania with Microloans
 
A staggering 60% of Tanzania's population lives on less than $1 a day. Women are deeply affected by this number, as in 2004 they were the head of household in 25% of families. Opportunity International aims to bring financial services to these people so they may work their way out of poverty. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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