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Success for Refugee Business Women in Uganda

by Diana Salume Aqrchet, Project Associate, Refugee Financial Inclusion Programme - Uganda

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, the UNHCR hosted a Refugee Market Day showcasing products and ideas from female refugees in Kampala - Uganda. Opportunity International joined the celebrations…

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New project launches in Malawi - what are we doing…

by Opportunity International UK

With over 75% of the population living on less than $1.90 a day, Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the word. 80% of the population rely on agriculture to make a living. Farming is an occupation…

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Spring 2022

Read about our exciting new project in Malawi and how we've been establishing Roots of Change in Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Establishing Roots of Change

by Jenny Dunn, Head of Marketing and Communications

Our Roots of Change project sought to overcome these barriers. Over the last three years we have worked with rural female farmers in Ghana and the DRC to establish roots of change within their community.…

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When a woman is given an opportunity, she can transform…

by Emily Wilson, Communications Officer

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #breakthebias. It's a call to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. It’s also an opportunity…

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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown supports Opportunity International

by Opportunity International

We’re excited that award-winning journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown presented the BBC Radio 4 Appeal on our behalf. You can listen to Yasmin highlighting the brilliant entrepreneurial women…

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Ghana's farmers fight climate change with crop insurance

by Opportunity International

Farmers in Ghana are increasingly hit by drought, flooding and pests. Using satellite data and in person visits to farmers fields to calculate crop loss insurance Opportunity International can help farmers…

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BBC Radio 4 Appeal 2022

Listen to award-winning journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown present Opportunity International's BBC Radio 4 charity appeal.

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Serving over 17,000 disabled people in Uganda and counting…

by Melissa Bell, Programme Manager for the disabilities project in Uganda

Today is International day of people living with disabilities – a wonderful opportunity for us to share the successes from our project that works with entrepreneurial disabled people in Uganda. Our…

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New bank branch in Nakivale Refugee Settlement - officially…

by Noah Ssempijja, Refugee Programme Coordinator

“We are more than elated to announce that our Nakivale Branch is officially open to the public. With this new Branch, Opportunity Bank will scale its financial inclusion services to the underserved communities…

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