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What We’re Reading: Banking in Africa: Continent of Dreams

March 22, 2013<p>Africa is the next frontier for banks from all corners of the globe. Last week, The Economist aptly portrayed both the high hope and …

Why I’m Living Below the Line

March 28, 2013<p><i>Allison manages Young Ambassadors for Opportunity at Opportunity International and is Living Below the Line for Opportunity from April</i> …

Mandy Graessle's Lessons Learned from Live Below the Line

April 9, 2013<p>Step Into Someone Else’s Shoes<p><i>Mandy is a Young Ambassador for Opportunity in Houston, Texas and is Living Below the Line for Opportunity</i> …

Does the Shoe Fit?

April 11, 2013<p>Day 2: Opportunity International Philippines Insight Trip<p>As I reflect on the experiences of the day, in the hopes of choosing one to …

Living Below the Line with My Family

May 1, 2013<p>“I’m going to send my grandchildren a food parcel.” – my mother<p>“Can I give you a loan so you can buy more food? Very low interest rate, …

Opportunity International’s Staff Celebrates Our Moms

May 7, 2013<p>This Mother’s Day, Opportunity International’s staff is joining the Invest in One. Honor Mom. campaign to celebrate the important women in …

Hopes for my Baby Boy

May 13, 2013<p>Mother’s Day may be over, but the stories of strong Moms continue. The following post is from Mari Gottlieb, a Young Ambassador for …

The Blackbird Foundation: Thoughts from Natalie Hornsby

May 15, 2013<p>It Was a Fortuitous, Fateful Introduction<p>It was a fortuitous, fateful introduction. The kind of moment where you can trace things back in …