Microloans Help Poverty-Stricken in Mexico

by Opportunity International

Summary

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.
$1,000
total goal
$255
remaining
19
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years active

Challenge

More than 40% of Mexico's 110 million person population is living below the poverty line. Opportunity Mexico was launched in 2004 to provide financial services for people suffering from unemployment and poverty.

Solution

Opportunity's cutting edge financial initiatives and rural savings will help Mexicans find safe and secure places to save their money, as well as create business solutions for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Long-Term Impact

People living in poverty in Mexico will be able to sustain themselves through creating businesses that began with a loan made by donors and supporters of Opportunity International.

Resources

Find out more about the country of Mexico.
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Organization Information

Opportunity International

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.opportunity.org
Project Leader:
Ian Haisley
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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