Who We Are

Economic Opportunity by Jannus (EO) empowers underserved Idahoans to realize economic mobility through individualized services and support. We work with individuals to become financially independent through one-on-one coaching, credit building, business development, micro lending for business start-ups and expansion or personal emergencies. We also have a program designed specifically to developing home-based childcare businesses.

Our Purpose

Jannus EO is a nonprofit community resource that removes barriers and delivers support in many ways with a focus on improving financial health and resiliency – all contributing to greater self-sufficiency, independence, stronger families and a more vibrant community and local economy. opens in a new windowFind out more about Jannus EO.

Our Services

EO programs and services are provided to equip people with the tools needed to grow, succeed and thrive.

Child Care Business Development (CCBD)

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Business Development and Loans

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Credit Building and Personal Emergency Loans

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Our Team

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Asmaa Albukaie
Financial Health Coaching & Business Development
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Klaudia Saric
Business Development
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Victoria Slichter
Education and Outreach Coordinator
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Mark Lung
Project Management & Data Analysis
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Jessica Bruce
Financial Health Coaching & Business Development
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Jessica Hope
Childcare Business Development
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Dana Bye
Childcare Business Development
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Our Partners

Jannus EO delivers support in many ways, from general assistance to population-specific programs, all working collaboratively through strategic partnerships and public-private or community-based efforts. EO is proud to have the partnership, collaboration and support of the following agencies and organizations:

    Become a Partner

    To become a professional services partner, refer clients or discuss fundraising and financial support please contact us, we’d love to hear from you.

    Our Core Values

    Compassion, Respect, Diversity, Creativity, Entrepreneurship

    Jannus Economic Opportunity (EO) is one of three major initiatives of Jannus, a nonprofit human services organization that also includes Public Policy and Community Health.
    Jannus has been changing lives for more than 40 years by successfully helping individuals, families and communities in transition — from infancy to healthy childhood, from illness to health, from refugee to working citizens, and from isolation to community.