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Sydney South NSW 1235, Level 11, 227 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

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Your impact
through
microfinance

Nearly 6.7 million families across Asia are growing their small businesses so their children can live in a safe home, eat better food and go to school. 

We're reaching nearly 6.7 million families across Asia

Small loans are just the start of the transformation. With money to buy seeds to grow a vegetable patch or a sewing machine to start a tailoring shop, each loan empowers an entrepreneur to increase their income and support their family with shelter, health and education. Over 95% of these entrepreneurs are women – meaning you're directly assisting those who would otherwise struggle to access affordable financial services.

With small loans to grow small businesses, alongside other community development services, your giving is transforming lives for generations to come.

Learn how our microfinance program works

Asia** Microfinance Partner Summary to December 2019

 Families ReachedLoans Outstanding A$'000Operational Sustainability
*
Portfolio at Risk >30 days*
India 5,225,362 $2,403,362 119% 2%
Indonesia 1,280,614 $289,999 129% 2%
Philippines 156,313 $40,525 114% 30%
Overall6,662,289$2,984,292n/an/a

*Understand portfolio at risk and operational sustainability
**Read our statement on Opportunity's investment in the Philippines

Your Impact in India

Through its 13 microfinance partners in India, Opportunity is currently reaching 5,225,362 families with small loans and financial services.

With an average of five in each family, approximately 26 million people are currently breaking free from the cycle of poverty.

In the past six months alone, 309,900 more people have had the opportunity to turn their business ideas into sustainable, income-generating enterprises.

Read India Report

Your Impact in Indonesia

Through its four microfinance partners in Indonesia, Opportunity is currently reaching 1,280,614 families with small loans and financial services.

With an average of five in each family, approximately 6.4 million people in Indonesia are currently breaking free from the cycle of poverty.

In the past six months alone, 160,952 more people have had the opportunity to turn their business ideas into sustainable, income-generating enterprises.

Read Indonesia Report

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