With an average income of $2 per day, Ghanaians are greatly in need of financial services.
Opportunity International began in Ghana as an NGO (non-governmental organization) more than 15 years ago, focusing on the most impoverished working people in the west African country.
Statistics About Ghana
Population: 30 million
Population living below poverty line: 29%
Life expectancy: 60 years
GDP per capita: $1,500
HIV prevalence: 2%
Literacy rate: 58%
Population in formal labor force: 43%