Learn More About Our Christian Commitment
We believe that as a Christian organization, we are called by Jesus Christ to love and serve the poor. Just as some Christian organizations are called to provide disaster relief, build houses or plant churches, Opportunity International has been called to bring hope and justice to the poorest of the poor through microfinance.
We believe, as Jesus taught, that when we serve the poor we are serving Him. And so we treat each client with dignity and respect, and view every interaction with our clients as an opportunity to reflect God’s love. Continue reading »
Westmont students share the Opportunity International story at the college’s weekly chapel. 441 students received $25 gift cards to fund loans for entrepreneurs.
Get Your Church Involved
Churches can be powerful partners in expanding Opportunity International’s mission and vision around the world. The key to a church’s successful involvement is an active supporter who can introduce Opportunity to the church and build relationships with its members.
Learn more about how you can engage your church in Opportunity’s work »
“I thought I knew all about things like family and faith and gratitude. From the poor, I have learned that so much of what I thought I knew only scratched the surface.” Mark Lutz, senior VP of global philanthropy, shares stories of faith and hope in his book, UnPoverty, Rich Lessons from the Working Poor.
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