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Introducing Bettina

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

Bettina is 24 and currently expecting her third child. She left school after completing primary education which is free in Malawi. Secondary school is not. Her parents could not afford the fees so she…

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Helping Young Women Get Ahead

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

There are not many employment opportunities in the Northern regions of Ghana.  Many girls and young women living in extreme poverty often leave their rural homes, migrating to more prosperous cities in…

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Big Dreams for a Smallholder Farmer

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

The livelihoods of rice farmers in the Upper East of Ghana are being transformed. Large-scale irrigation projects mean that farmers are now able to have two rice harvests per year: one in the harsh, dry…

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A Thirst for Success

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

Mariam lives in the Northern Region of Ghana. She is a solo entrepreneur and she has been able to grow a thriving refreshment business.  She is known for making a popular local drink called ‘somkom’…

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Start Early. Succeed Young.

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

When children learn basic financial skills from an early age, they are significantly more likely to make wise financial decisions as adults. That’s why it is never too early to start learning about money…

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A New Opportunity

by Edward Fox, Chief Executive

This is an exciting time for Opportunity International. With your vital support we are achieving a great deal, but we are ambitious. There is still too much inequality of opportunity and a lot more we…

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Refugees Lives: New Beginnings, New Opportunities

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

Senga and Niragine are farmers in Nakivale in Uganda. They also happen to be refugees who are building a new life for their family. They have faced many challenges, but they are strong, resilient. Senga…

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Building a Future with Refugees in Uganda

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

June is World Refugee Awareness Month and June 20th is World Refugee Day. It is a time to honour and reflect on the strength, courage and resilience of the millions of people who have been forcibly displaced…

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Celebrating Dorthea, our Youth Apprentice

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

Dorthea is like any other Ghanaian teenager, keen to make her way in the world and build a secure life, but she has faced many challenges. Her father died when she was young and mother had to leave the…

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Giving the Next Generation an Opportunity

by Kelly Jennings-Robinson

We want to introduce you to an exceptional client. Meet Azura Fuseina. She is a 40-year old rice processer from Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana. She has worked with Opportunity International since…

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