My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Opportunity International, Oak Brook, IL, USA
I have supported OI with monthly donations since the 1990s. I first heard of microfinance and OI through a book called "Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger". That book sold me on microfinance, and the integrity of OI sold me on it. I have watched it grow over the years with a business savvy and yet laser-focus on mission that is unparalleled. It is consistently on the cutting edge of technology in finding more efficient and more effective ways to serve the poor, and it is highly transparent and communicative about what it does with its money.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
watching its years of progress, growth, and commitment.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
give it a higher industry profile.
Was your donation impactful?
How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?
How likely are you to donate to this group again?
What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?
its Christian motivation, its focus on women
Why did you make your donation at this time?
Learning about microfinance, OI, and the Agra Covenant, a giving commitment.
What would you tell others about this organization?
It excels what it does, and does only that which it can do well.
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?