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Opportunity EduFinance
1 Fore St., London EC2Y 5EJ

Telephone: +44 (0) 7768599834

© 2020 Opportunity International Education Finance functions under its US and UK affiliates. Opportunity International United Kingdom is registered as a charity in England and Wales (1107713) and in Scotland (SCO39692). Opportunity International United Statesis a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

What We Do Working with Financial Institutions

Working with Financial Institutions

We provide technical assistance to our financial institutions partners to help them develop, launch and manage sustainable education lending portfolios via our two flagship education lending products:


School Improvement Loan 

To address the lack of financial support for schools in low-resource environments, School Improvement Loans set the stage for rapid and sustainable improvement, ensuring more students gain access to a better education. For some school owners, it’s adding classrooms, textbooks, and desks. For others, it’s installing running water, dormitories, or gender-separated bathrooms—all are important provisions that keep students, especially girls, in school.  

To date:

  • 4,585,500 Students have benefitted from School Improvement Loans
  • 18,342 School Improvement Loans have been provided to school owners  
  • $172,949,655 Value of School Improvement Loans provided  
  • 341,161 Jobs created in communities (from schools hiring more teachers, staff, construction workers and school suppliers)


School Fee Loan  

Our School Fee Loans are for parents earning an irregular income, helping them effectively spread out the costs of their children’s education. This helps prevent school drop-outs or missed classes during times of economic uncertainty when parents may struggle to pay for school fees, uniforms, materials and transportation.

To date:

  • 368,819 School Fee Loans have been provided to parents 
  • $114,673,755Value of School Fee Loans provided 
  • 1,145,388 Students have benefitted from School Fee Loans 
  • 3 kids is the average number of children whose fees and other costs are covered when a parent takes a School Fee Loan