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Fulfilment through work

by Joyce Owusu Dabo

Not many people get to thoroughly enjoy their work whilst positively impacting lives and putting smiles on the faces of entrepreneurs living in poverty. I have worked for almost 16 years at Sinapi Aba…

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Opportunity International Wins Civil Society Achievement…

by Opportunity International

Stockholm-based Ceremonies recognize enterprises that demonstrate innovation in financial, social and livelihoods education, inclusion and entrepreneurial support for children and youth worldwide. Opportunity…

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Opportunity Education partner in Uganda named finalist…

by Opportunity International

The organisers of the European Microfinance Award have announced that Opportunity Bank of Uganda (OBUL) is among its three finalists for the award, which highlights the work of Microfinance Institutions…

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Autumn 2016


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School Loans, Job Creation, and the Advancement of…

by By Nathan Byrd, Head of Education Finance

The following post was originally posted on and can be found here. In a new third-party analysis of 94 Ugandan schools accessing Opportunity EduFinance loans, the resulting school growth…

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Adjoa Andoh meets the farmers YOU have supported

by Opportunity International

In December 2014, Adjoa Andoh presented our Radio 4 appeal as part of our three-month Seeds of Opportunity appeal. An appeal which raised, with gift aid and the UK government match, an amazing £6 million!…

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Reflections from Northern Ghana

by Adjoa Andoh

I flew up from the capital Accra, where my father lives, to Tamale in the north on the 6.30am flight. The last time I made this journey was forty years ago, so I was excited. As we stepped down from the…

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Women, Microfinance and Agriculture. Financial inclusion…

Our friends at Macquarie are hosting an Opportunity International evening event as part of their Macquarie Group Foundation week.  Not only will it be inspiring and informative but it will also be effective…

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Macquarie Event 2016

Join us to hear Simon Evans offer his unique view on commodities, followed by a panel debate covering the relationship with commodities and microfinance in the emerging European and African markets. Networking…

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