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Inclusive Education: Learning from Colombian educators

by Andrea del Pilar A. Camacho , Senior Education Specialist, Colombia

Inclusive education is not a ‘niche’ area of expertise. It should be a requirement of all school leaders and educators to ensure equitable access to quality education for all learners. While training…

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Voices from the front lines of education

by Opportunity EduFinance

As schools remain closed across the globe due to COVID-19, Opportunity EduFinance is listening to school leaders on the front lines of education.

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Webinar: How EduFinance is Responding to School Closures

by Opportunity International

In a recent webinar with Opportunity supporters, Head of Opportunity EduFinance, Andrew McCusker, and Head Education Specialist for East Africa, Robinah Zawedde, shared an update on EduFinance's rapid…

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How Education Lending MFIs Are Responding to COVID-19

CENTER FOR FINANCIAL INCLUSION - Lukas Wellen and Mathieu Fourn, Opportunity EduFinance, share what they have learned from education lending partners regarding helping school clients cope during the COVID-19…

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How Education Lenders are Responding to COVID-19

by Mathieu Fourn, Opportuntiy EduFinance Technical Assistance Manager & Lukas Wellen, Opportunity EduFinance Technical Assistance Lead

While every day, another news story upended the global status quo, by early March certain things were clear. The COVID-19 pandemic would create unprecedented disruptions in the global economy and would…

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Understanding What is at Stake for Schools During COVID-19

by Opportunity EduFinance

It started with a just handful of school closures in countries where we operate. Within 48 hours, we were faced with nationwide school closures in all eight countries due to COVID-19 prevention and containment…

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Learning Journey Blog Series: Developing the right…

by Instill Education, Chalkboard Education & Opportunity EduFinance

This is the second installation of the Learning Journey blog series co-authored by Opportunity EduFinance, Instill Education, and Chalkboard Education. We will share ongoing insights from several pilot…

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“This is physics. How did you end up here?”

by Hope Carpenter, Marketing and Communications Associate

This International Women’s Day, Head Education Specialist for East Africa, Robinah Zawedde, reminds us how things are getting better for women and girls, but the fight still continues.

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by Opportunity International EduFinance

EDUFINANCE PRESS RELEASE - LONDON – February 26, 2020 – For the second year, Opportunity International’s Education Quality (‘EduQuality’) program is recognizing schools within the program

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Expanding Financial Access to the Education Ecosystem…

by Opportunity International EduFinance

EDUFINANCE PRESS RELEASE - JAKARTA – February 21, 2020 – Nusantara Bina Artha (NBA) and Bank Nusumma Group (rural banks in Indonesia) and Opportunity International EduFinance announce a collaboration…

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