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International Literacy Day puts the spotlight on digital…

by Meredith Scott, CEO Opportunity International Australia

Saturday 8 September is International Literacy Day. The United Nations honours this day to remind us of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights as well as the foundation for…

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An Educated Difference

by Opportunity International Australia

On a road in Nagpur, India, Madhuri walks her children to school in their freshly pressed school uniforms, large backpacks engulfing their tiny frames. Ria (4) and Yesh (5) are two of the only children…

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MasterChef champ goes head-to-head with MasterChef…

https://www.miragenews.com/masterchef-champ-goes-head-to-head-with-masterchef-guest-judge-in-curry-cook-off/

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TechOne 'accelerate progress' to help children out…

http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/320117

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How Fintech Is Transforming Microfinance

Opportunity International, a Chicago-based nonprofit, believes that the path out of extreme poverty for many people around the world lies in entrepreneurship. It provides access to microloans to the very…

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THE INTERVIEW: MEREDITH SCOTT, CEO OF OPPORTUNITY INTERNATIONAL…

Meredith Scott is the new chief executive officer of international development organisation Opportunity International Australia. The 53-year-old Sydney-based mother of two, who has previously had a 32…

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Former premiers hope for a more 'positive lens'

They were once rivals across the dispatch box in Macquarie Street's political bear pit but two former premiers, Kristina Keneally and Mike Baird, took to the stage together on Thursday to reflect on life…

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MasterChef champ goes head-to-head with MasterChef…

by Opportunity International Australia

2017 MasterChef champ Diana Chan will go head-to-head with MasterChef guest judge, Ian Curley, in an Opportunity International Australia curry cook-off on 9 October at Canvas House in South Melbourne.…

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On the International Day of Charity we honour our generous…

by Koreen Cueto

Today, on the International Day of Charity, we celebrate our generous donors and volunteers who are helping to end poverty.

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Hope is a glimmer of light to guide us; it shines bright…

by Claudia Brooks

“Hope,” says writer Rebecca Solnit, “is a belief that what we do matters . . . an understanding that the future is not yet written.” To me, this is the spirit of Opportunity International Australia’s…

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