Opportunity Knowledge Exchange
Opportunity conducts and supports research across the countries we work, strengthening programs and partners, identifying effective client pathways out of poverty, and testing innovations. The Opportunity Knowledge Exchange shares research from across the Opportunity network, helping Opportunity answer questions like, “How do we know that Opportunity’s work is impactful?” and “How can Opportunity better engage women as clients?”.
Image: Abbie Condie, Research and Knowledge Coordinator, interviews client Eunice in Ghana with OISL staff Benjamin Apedum, Relationship Manager, and Gloria Nyarko, Transformation Manager
Image: Cashpor client with son.
Dia Vikas Capital Pvt. Ltd India is a subsidiary of Opportunity International Australia, a member of the Opportunity International Network. Dia Vikas was established in early 2008 as a social investor to fill the gap of social investment and thereby support the growth of Indian microfinance sector and encourage the development of start-up operations in underserved areas. Dia Vikas partners with microfinance institutions to directly touch the lives of millions of people in profound need in an effective and very efficient way.
Authored by Kathleen Odell, MEASURING THE IMPACT OF MICROFINANCE: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE is the third report in the Grameen Foundation series, Measuring the Impact of Microfinance. The report examines research on the growing range of financial services being offered in underserved communities, including microloans, savings, microinsurance and mobile payment systems.
Image: Front cover image, woman in garden.
Image: Robinah, business owner (second from the left, client of OBUL, Uganda) and her three daughters Esther, Agnes and Deborah.