Inspire Malawians Out of Poverty

by Opportunity International
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Summary

Become an agent of change. Your generous donation will assist individuals and families in Malawi inch their way out of poverty though Opportunity's microfinance network.
$1,000
total raised
19
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

With a population of 15 million, 53% of the population live below the poverty level, which means that almost 8 million people are without basic necessities. Families in Malawi need microloans and microinsurance to advert disaster. Before Opportunity's microinsurance program, farmers and families of Malawi had no safety net, but now, despite droughts and unforeseen circumstances, families will be able to survive the most dire circumstances.

Solution

Your donation will help Opporunity maintain its essential banking services including supporting our mobile banks and cell phone banking technology as well as expanding our services to impoverished families across Malawi.

Long-Term Impact

Families can now avoid disaster. Our outreach to loan clients increased significantly, from 4,665 in December 2009 to 7,993 today – a 71% increase. With your help we will expand our services to the most rural areas of Malawi.

Resources

http:/​/​www.opportunity.org
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Organization Information

Opportunity International

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.opportunity.org
Project Leader:
Ally Lynch
Oak Brook, Illinois United States

Funded Project!

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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