Raise Capital for Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

by Opportunity International
$1,075 Raised
total goal
monthly donors
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.


The Philippines is a country of tremendous diversity of languages, religions and cultures. 30% of its 95 million people live in dire poverty. While the country has made great strides in development, 60% of the population is still employed in the informal economy, running small businesses not recognized by the government and out a living day to day. These are the people who need microfinance, a sustainable way to eradicate poverty.


Opportunity provides K-Bank and its other Philippines microfinance institutions with support ranging from market research toward more effective client segmentation to a range of product and operations improvements to help clients get ahead.

Long-Term Impact

For many poor families, microfinance is key for putting more food on the table and access to education. With loans, individuals use their own entrepreneurship to lift themselves out of poverty, at the same time increase employment and local economy.


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Organization Information

Opportunity International

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