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Creating Roots of Change - Thank You!

by Jenny Dunn

Once again we have been overwhelmed by your generosity to our Roots of Change appeal.  The UK Aid Match Appeal, which ran from December 2017 to February 2018, highlighted the need of many rural farmers…

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Farmer feedback on Opportunity’s Agricultural programme

by Opportunity International

Our Agricultural Finance (AgFinance) Programme focuses on facilitating access to finance, training and markets for smallholder farmers.  Since 2009, the programme has reached nearly half a million farmers…

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The Power of Savings Groups

by Pete Parisetti

Last week I attended the Power of Savings Groups SEEP Conference in Kigali, Rwanda.  There were an impressive 460 participants. A good 80% of them were non-Western, and, of them, at least 50% were women.…

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A Spirit of Opportunity in the DRC

by Opportunity International

Our 2013 Spirit of Opportunity Christmas appeal raised valuable funds for a four-year project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  The project, in partnership with the UK Government’s Department…

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Empowering Communities

by Cliff Hampton

Empowerment is at the heart of Opportunity International. When a person is empowered a whole community can be lifted out of poverty.  It is a catalyst for change. Our clients are strong, hard-working…

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A week in the Pearl of Africa

by Hope Carpenter, Opportunity International UK Intern

At the end of March I was fortunate enough to visit Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. After 2 months of remote Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) support, I travelled to oversee the first week of…

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BBC Radio 4 appeal 2018

We’re delighted to announce that actress Adjoa Andoh will be presenting out BBC Radio 4 Charity appeal on Sunday 7th January 2018.

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Microfinance and Child Protection can – and do –…

by Sarah Morgan

Sarah Morgan is Opportunity International’s Child Protection expert. She joined Opportunity UK in 2015 after eight years with Save the Children in Laos. Sarah has been advising Opportunity EduFinance…

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