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greeNEWit Partners with Opportunity International to Support Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries
greeNEWit has partnered with Opportunity International to provide access to small business loans, savings, insurance and training to more than four million people in some of the world’s most remote and impoverished areas.
greeNEWit purchased an allotment of small business loans in the form of gift cards and are distributing them to their employees. As part of the company’s social corporate responsibility, the employees get to decide which Opportunity International businesses to invest in, giving them a voice in the company’s philanthropic choices. After contributing, greeNEWit employees can track the progress of the client and their loan repayment with regular email updates.
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Opportunity International was one of the first nonprofit organizations to recognize the benefits of providing small business loans as capital to those working their way out of poverty. Clients in more than 20 countries use Opportunity to start or expand a business, provide for their families, create jobs for their neighbors and build a safety net for the future. For more information visit opportunity.org.
greeNEWit is an organization founded to help society build more sustainable communities and better economies through energy efficiency and conserving the use of natural resources. The company mission is to promote sustainability while reducing energy consumption, eliminating waste and helping residents save money.
For the latest energy saving tips, check out greeNEWit.com. To learn more about how you can greeNEWit, call the office at 866.994.7639.
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