Your Órama bracelet helps women achieve their goals, support their families, and become active members of their communities.
Meet some of the incredible women you help: 
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    Eugenie Nyirabagenzi – Rwanda

    Eugenie invested in her farm by hiring neighbours to help her grow crops. As a result, her yields significantly increased. As advised in the Opportunity training she received, she acquired crop insurance, saved money and deposited her savings in order to use them for her children’s nutrition and educational development.

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    Solange – Kigali, Rwanda

    Solange lives in a small villange called Kigali, in Rwanda and owns a tailoring business. She couldn’t afford to keep her tailoring shop afloat and her three children in school, so she turned to Opportunity International. With the help of a loan and expert business training, she purchased machinery and materials to expand her business, which now includes wedding garment rentals.

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    Beatrice Sarkodie – Ghana

    Madame Beatrice started a local community school – the Emmanuel School – to provide low-cost quality education to children in her community. With a loan, from Opportunity International, she was able to provide toilets and a well to get clean water so that her students’ health would improve.

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    Sarah Birabawa – Kampala, Uganda

    Sarah Birabawa grows passion fruit and pineapples in her farm. She is widowed and looks after children alone. She has 2 children, both of whom go to school because of Opportunity International’s school fee loan.

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    Proscovia Kiweewa – Kampala, Uganda

    Proscovia is a farmer and has 6 children; two in secondary school, one in university, two in primary school and one toddler. She has been receiving help from Opportunity International for 7 years and is currently on her sixth loan cycle. Before Opportunity she only grew coffee but now she grows pineapple as well and was able to start her own pineapple farm.

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    Lilian Akello – Kampala, Uganda

    Lilian looks after six children, three of which are her grandchildren whose parents have passed away. Like many other members of her community making a living through businesses linked to the local quarry, she buys and then sells on resized stones.

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