We believe poverty is an economic challenge

Opportunity International empowers people living in poverty to build profitable businesses, save wisely and insure smartly against an uncertain future.  Find out how.

Latest news:

  • Improving agricultural livelihoods is essential in lifting people out of poverty – read more in our Autumn/Winter Update
  • Our wonderful supporter Peter Thorpe is Walking People Out of Poverty – click here if you’d like to sponsor him.
  • Our Oxford office is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant – find out more….

How opportunity can change everything

Facts and figures

Opportunity International UK now serves over 1.4 million Africans with loans, savings and insurance.

Over 80% of our clients are women.

99% of our loans are repaid and recycled.

It costs just £35 to impact a life with microfinance.

Donate Now

It costs just £35 to impact a life with microfinance. Donate now to help those in poverty help themselves.

Explore Opportunity

Find out more about Opportunity microfinance in our Explore area.


Big gifts are essential to enable us to extend the reach of microfinance in sub-Saharan Africa. Find out more.

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