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.

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2019 Impact & Influence

359k

people supported

$92.5m

Finance mobilized

2,558

Jobs created

4,445

volunteer DAYS

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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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Tools and Tactics to Help Global Development Organizations Adapt During COVID-19

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