Opportunity International Receives Grant from The UPS Foundation

The UPS Foundation Grant Fosters Economic Literacy and Provides Access to Affordable Microfinance Services in India
Dec 1, 2010 5:15 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 1, 2010 - Opportunity International today announced that The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS), has awarded the organization a grant in the amount of $100,000. The grant fosters economic literacy, as well as improves access to affordable microfinance services in India. “Opportunity International is grateful to The UPS Foundation for its dedication to helping impoverished families receive access to financial education and support,” said Dennis Ripley, senior vice president, International Business Development, Opportunity International. “Their support of our organization over the years has helped countless clients work their way out of poverty and toward a better life through entrepreneurship.”   Read the full article here - http://www.opportunity.org/press-releases/opportunity-international-receives-grant-from-the-ups-foundation/

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