About Us

Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited, (OISL) is a leading savings and loans company in Ghana. The company is at the forefront of delivering transformational financial services to help transform the lives of clients. It was licensed by the Bank of Ghana in June 2004.

Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited is a subsidiary of Opportunity International – A global institution dedicated to helping clients transform out of poverty. It operates in 23 countries across the globe serving nearly 10 million clients with micro loans, savings, micro insurance and non-financial services. The global office is based in Chicago, USA.

Since inception, OISL has focused its key activities on the marginalized, the poor and those who are excluded from mainstream banking. We provide sound financial education and support to clients while promoting a savings culture by offering innovative deposit products. We assist micro, small and medium size businesses, which form the backbone of most developing economies to thrive.

As of December 2020, the institution had 579,448 clients of which 40,797 were loan clients. Loan portfolio was GHS 149.2 million and client deposit balances were GHS 225 million. With a total asset of GHS 313.5 million and shareholders net worth of GHS 46 million, this makes Opportunity International one of the biggest savings and loans company in the country.

Over the last three years, the institution scooped twenty-seven (27) prestigious awards including ‘The Savings and Loans Company of the Year 2020 ‘from the Chartered Institute Marketing Ghana (CIMG) and the Ghana Business Awards.

The company attributes its achievements to its embedded values coupled with the highly trained, committed and skilled employees. It makes significant investment in the training and professional development of its staff. Additionally, the institution provides a friendly and an enabling environment for its staff to thrive and achieve both personal and institutional goals. We derive our sustainable competitive advantage through its quality staff and an excellent culture which has been built based on our value proposition.

Opportunity International has been able to maximize operational efficiencies with an expansive national branch network comprising 41 brick and mortar outlets, 4 mobile Vans, 19 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and several Point of sale (POS) devices located across the length and breadth of Ghana.


Our vision is a world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve a life free from poverty, with dignity and purpose.


By providing financial solutions and training, we empower people particularly those living in poverty to transform their lives, their children’s futures and their communities.


Commitment, Humility, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Transformation. (CHRIST)


Customers are at the Centre of our business and are served with life changing products such as loans, deposits, micro insurance, e-banking services and remittances. Transformational training, business Advisory services, and capacity building are embedded in our client interactions.



Opportunity International’s products and services are developed with our values in mind and are specifically tailored to meet the needs of our clients.


Opportunity International has well-trained and dedicated staff who are highly dedicated and committed to living the values and achieving our mission.


Opportunity delights in the truth and gives God all the glory!

Our core values


To our clients and their transformation. We are committed to loving and serving those who are poor and marginalized in the developing world, striving to enable lasting improvement in their lives, families and communities. The needs, expectations and wellbeing of families in poverty inspire everything we do.


Accountability, innovation and urgency. We are committed to being good stewards of resources, exercising a thoughtful and cost-effective use of time, skills and finances. We promote excellence, professionalism and best practice in every aspect of our work, seeking to maximise every opportunity to fulfil our mission. We believe in innovation, seeing it as another dimension of effective use of our time, talent and treasure. We are motivated by a sense of urgency to address the needs of families living in poverty and to help them transform their lives as quickly as possible.


Consideration shown to all people and commitment to teamwork. We operate on the basis of respect for all people; in particular, we aim to fully value everyone and to affirm personal dignity and uniqueness. This respect also is the foundation for our relationships with communities and others involved in our work – including supporters, investors, program partners and service providers.

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