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Women comprise approximately 50% of the labor force in sub-Saharan Africa and yet, are less likely to access financial services – like credit, insurance, and savings – which limits their purchasing power and excludes them from...

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Analysis: Half of Africa's farmers are women, yet women have consistently lower access than men to productive resources and opportunities – including land, livestock, training, extension and financial services, and technology.
News: Opportunity International enters into a groundbreaking agreement with fintech company MyBucks Group to better serve customers throughout Africa.
Report: Opportunity International describes its rationale and model for financing smallholder farmers, incorporate lessons from its experience as a pioneer in the field.
Analysis: Opportunity International's 2013 impact assessment of its agricultural lending program offers revealing findings on its model for serving smallholders and client impact.