Opportunities for My Community


From Financial Educator to Branch Manager

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Cooperativa San Pedro (MICOOPE), Agencia Santa Cruz Barillas
This is a story of success of the Opportunities for My Community Project, which links remittances, education and savings to promote economic and human development in Guatemala.   Jessica Noriega first joined the Opportunities for My Community project as a financial educator. Her work was to provide financial education at Cooperative…Read more +

Strengthening Human Capital in Guatemala in Partnership with Diaspora Groups

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Graduation Ceremony of the B’etil Diploma in El Palmar
Migrants have a strong potential to transform their families and societies; the challenge is harnessing this potential. The Opportunities for My Community project explores practical ways in which various actors, including diaspora groups and remittance companies, can work effectively to support education in Guatemala.Read more +

Informing and Transforming: Promoting Financial Education in Guatemala

Keshia Madrigal ˙ ˙ Opportunities for My Community

Financial education has proven to be an efficient tool for systematically and effectively building assets in a society (OECD, 2005). One of the components of the Opportunities for My Community project consists of providing financial education to over 120,000 people in Guatemala.  Our financial education project consists of a successful and innovative…Read more +