What Defines us?

We believe that all people should have the opportunity to achieve better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. With diverse partners, we empower people to succeed in the global economy.

Impact & Influence of Projects Operating in 2021*


people directly supported


Finance mobilized


Jobs created


volunteer Assignments

* Numbers are reported based on life of project at the conclusion of FY2021

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Our projects empower people to make positive, lasting changes in their lives. Our work increases incomes, improves livelihoods, and creates opportunities for those who have traditionally been excluded.

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Want to make a difference while making a living? We seek the best and brightest to join us at our Home Office in Washington, D.C., or in the field.  

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Volunteer in Tajikistan

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Honduras TMS MSME grant story

Seed Capital to Revive Crisis-Stricken Businesses in Cortés, Honduras

In many parts of the world, micro, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Honduras struggle to secure loans from formal …