When you give opportunity something amazing happens. a woman opens the doors to her family business. a teacher stands in front of her students in a brand new classroom. a farmer hires a farmhand to help him harvest more crops and feed more people.

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Since November 1st, 735 awesome people just like you have supported 2,284 jobs and impacted 11,420 lives!

Everyone deserves an Opportunity

Think about the person who gave you your first opportunity. The person who first believed in you. The person who encouraged you and made your dreams possible. When you donate to Opportunity International, you give this kind of opportunity to a woman working her way out of poverty. She uses her loan to grow her business, provide for her family and hire her neighbors — improving the whole community.
You make her opportunity possible.

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You are incredible

You are a world-changer. A community leader. A star.

“We believe in Mike Brasel and his heart for those around the world.”
Luke
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“I just like helping people. Especially, those who have little to nothing, to eat in their country ,like Africa and other developed...”
Julie
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“My parents. Without them, I would not know the true meaning of opportunity.”
Michelle
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“Growing up and my mom work to provide for her children and her own health issues as a single mother was very enlightening to me at a very...”
David
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“For 45 years Opportunity International has been partnering with people like Juanita to restore dignity and empower families in the...”
Linda
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“In honor of the instigator and inspiration behind the Women's Opportunity Fund. You will be ever remembered and emulated friend. ”
Jill
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“My first mentor was my 8th grade teacher, Mr.Hayes. He stimulated my mind in such a deep and meaningful way, that the effects of his...”
Roshawn
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“My piano teacher showed me how to play the compositions of the world's great composers. I am a member of Orangevale Rotary and we support...”
Karis
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“I'd say my parents gave me my first opportunity! God has blessed me recently through my ministry of clean comedy and I want to share my...”
Sarah
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“My parents provided me with a childhood free from want, and I think every couple should have the opportunity to provide such a childhood...”
Brandon
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“My first opportunity started with others helping me when my family so needed it. A new baby and a husband and I had just lost my job. His...”
Brittnie
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“Had the opportunity to see OI work on the ground in Kenya some time back. Jane started her sewing business through microloans and now...”
Richard
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“Opportunity International is an amazing organization! It's the only charity where $1 donated yields $6 to the poorest of the poor (loans...”
Susan
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“What a privilege to get to meet Opportunity's CEO, Vicki Escarra, at a conference thru my job at CAbi. Thankful for our partnership to...”
Natlaie
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“The work done by Opportunity is world-changing. Thank you for all that you do. ”
Richard & Cintra
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“My Mother Marie Gomah gave me my first opportunity by giving birth to me. Her desire to help others especially orphan during the civil...”
Hawa
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“We are so proud of our daughter-in-law and her altruistic nature. Charity Navigator ranks this endeavor highly. Way to go, Anastasia!...”
Jean
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“My family gave me the opportunity to develop my talents - and I want to give someone that same opportunity!”
Marlene
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“We are blessed to be a blessing, wherein there is life. God is good. - Chris”
Christopher
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“Great cause!”
Barbara
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Your impact in action

Through your gift, you help create opportunities for women and men working their way out of poverty.

Mary Florence

Kampala, Uganda

I feel so happy and so blessed with Opportunity. You have supported me and helped me get the money I needed to work and to be able to support our children."

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Raquel

San Jose City, Philippines

I hope that both of my children will be successful. That is every parent's wish."

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Luz Maria

Cartagena, Colombia

When I first met my Opportunity loan officer, I had nothing. Now, I have truly become a provider, and I know my future is in God's hands."

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Challenge your friends

Multiply your impact by challenging
your friends to create jobs with you!

Pledge to create or sustain jobs, then challenge your friends to help you reach your goal. For every $360 you raise, you'll create a job for a hardworking entrepreneur. And when one woman has a steady income, she can improve the lives of five other people by improving her community, educating her kids and hiring her neighbors. When you create a job for one woman, you impact five people. That's the power of Opportunity.

Help create a job today.

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When given an opportunity, a teacher can stand in front of her students in a brand new classroom.

Raquel grew her family farm in San Jose City, Philippines, and now she earns enough to send her kids to school.

Luz Maria Atencia used her loan to expand her food shop in Cartegena, Colombia, and now she employs four of her neighbors.