Opportunity International (OI)

Unverified non-profit organisation

Opportunity International (OI) is an international non-profit organisation, using micro-enterprise development and providing small business loans. Opportunity is committed to solving the root cause of poverty instead of merely treating its symptoms; through providing micro-credit and basic training in business practices, including savings and investments. OI works with 2.5 million clients in over 20 countries, who are typically trapped in the cycle of poverty, providing small loans to groups who otherwise would have no access to financial assistance.



Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

1 million - 100 million

Participant in relevant networks

Opportunity International has over 25 strategic corporate and NGO partners that contribute to the micro-finance institutions, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Goldman Sachs. Please see the strategic partners link below for a full list.

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Education and training; Job creation and enterprise development; Financial...show all (3)

Business sectors