Gain hands-on experience and contribute to an international development nonprofit that is one of the world’s leading microfinance organizations. Opportunity International is looking for talented college students or recent graduates who are looking for summer or fall/spring internships.
Learn more about Opportunity’s internship program and the internships that are currently available »
Two Dollar Challenge
Be a part of the Two Dollar Challenge (TDC), live or eat on $2 per day for one week, raising funds for Opportunity’s microfinance initiatives. Nearly half of the world’s population lives on less than $2 a day–make a personal connection with individuals, like Opportunity clients, who live in poverty.
Learn more about the TDC challenge »
Educators can download the TDC Instructor’s Guide here »
Teach children how microfinance transforms lives. The curriculum based on the book One Hen brings the lessons of microfinance and small business to life in the classroom. It tells the true story of Kwabena Darko, an entrepreneur who received a microfinance loan more than 40 years ago and is now the largest chicken farmer in West Africa.
Learn how you can use One Hen to teach children about microfinance »
Young Ambassadors for Opportunity (YAO)
Join Young Ambassadors for Opportunity (YAO) and become a part of a network of passionate, globally-minded young professionals, aged 20-35, who are dedicated to alleviating poverty through microfinance, with a particular focus on supporting Opportunity’s work in Tanzania.
Learn more about getting involved with YAO »