One out of every two people on this planet struggles to feed and educate their children. When powered by opportunity, they have a chance to work their way out of poverty and transform their lives. For 40 years, Opportunity International has provided the savings, loans, training and insurance that all people need to create a better future for their families and their communities.
About this project
This August, Opportunity supporters are working together to raise awareness and funds for Opportunity Nicaragua. In Nicaragua, Opportunity is working to quickly finalize the yucca processing plant by this fall to help more than 1,000 farmers increase the value of their yucca crops before the next harvest. Additionally, the Opportunity Nicaragua team is focused on preparing the Entrepreneurship School’s first graduating class to transition to college or launch successful careers after graduation. To read more about Opportunity's work in Nicaragua, click here.
Your support will help
Today, we are at an exciting juncture with all of the programs in Nicaragua and your partnership could significantly impact our success. The Entrepreneurship school will graduate its first class in 2016. More farmers are being served than ever. The program has already surpassed its 2015 goal to serve 800 farmers. More than 1,000 are receiving training, a loan or market access. We are now doing everything possible to ensure that harvest is successful in the face of insufficient rainfall.
Your timely support can help ensure the completion of classrooms and preparation for the first graduating class, and completion of the yucca processing plant before January harvest. You can help Nicaraguan families achieve many levels of transformation as they work their way out of poverty with dignity. With your partnership, we are empowering farmers to increase yields and income, students to build skills for the future, and communities to realize their own vision for sustainable livelihoods. On behalf of our clients, thank you!