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Herbie’s Spices urges Aussie families to cook up…

by Opportunity International Australia

Opportunity International Australia is delighted to announce that artisan Australian spice business, Herbie’s Spices, is a proud supporter of its Great Australian Curry fundraising campaign. Herbie’s…

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Building Healthy Communities

by Opportunity International Australia

Thanks to your support, over 50 women in West Java have become the first in Indonesia to undertake Opportunity’s community health leader training.

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TechnologyOne partners with Opportunity International…


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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…


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TechOne 'accelerate progress' to help children out…


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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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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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