40,000 jobs created in Ghana and DRC

21 October 2021

Opportunity International estimates that its UK Aid Match project has created an additional 40,000 jobs in Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Image credit: Opportunity International/Lisa Murray

The ‘Roots of Change’ project, which finished in September, set out to provide 12,000 marginalised rural women with access to savings, loans and financial literacy training. However, these targets were exceeded significantly.

Find out the scale of the project’s success.