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Megan and Matt's Wedding

Fundraiser Image In lieu of a gift from one of our traditional registries, we'd like to offer the option to contribute to Opportunity International which empowers people to work their way out of chronic poverty, transforming their lives, their children’s futures and their communities. We share the belief that small-scale entrepreneurs can be big change agents in overcoming global poverty and we hope to build our marriage based upon the same principles of faith, love, dedication & compassion.

Where Donations Go

In spite of the challenges they face, women worldwide show inspiring resilience and determination to break out of the cycle of poverty. Studies show that when women have access to financial services, they have a significant impact on the quality of life for their families, especially their children. Your gift to Opportunity will empower women to develop new roles as income earners and community leaders. With access to transformational training, and critical financial products such as savings, loans and insurance, women in poverty can build financial security and create stability for their families, often for the first time in their lives. Opportunity operates under a model of sustainable success. Loans are granted. Loans are repaid and loaned again and again. As important, 94% of our loans go to women and 98% of these loans are repaid in full.

About Opportunity International

Opportunity International provides small business loans, savings, insurance and training to over 14.3 million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world. Clients in 24 countries use these financial services to start or expand a business, provide for their families, create jobs for their neighbors and build a safety net for the future. Learn more.