By focusing on equitable, digitally driven, efficiently scalable solutions, Cisco’s partnership with Opportunity International has expanded service reach while deepening impact:
lives positively impacted (2017-2020)
jobs supported (2017-2020)
92% of people reached are women
Opportunity International empowers people living in poverty to support their families while creating new jobs in their communities that contribute to economic growth. Here's how:
“Opportunity International works to create sustainable livelihoods for people living in poverty. Innovative technology solutions made possible by our partnership with Cisco help us reach more people while improving the efficacy and impact of our programs.”Atul Tandon, CEO, Opportunity International
Like Opportunity International, Cisco believes that inclusive access to opportunity is an important human right. And, we believe that technology can build fairness and create change on an unprecedented scale when deployed in a responsive, user-driven manner.
Together, we have supported the creation of 5.5 million jobs globally, which is helping to empower people to work their way out of poverty.
Cisco and the Cisco Foundation partner with innovative nonprofits to deliver transformative, tech-driven solutions for economic empowerment, education, and crisis response, which includes shelter, water, food, and disaster relief.