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 2020*

11.7m

people supported

$113m

Finance mobilized

10k

Jobs created

49

volunteer Assignments

* Numbers are reported based on life of project at the conclusion of FY2020

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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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Project News

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Tackling Food Security, COVID-19, and Armed Conflict in Ethiopia

Almost six month ago, amid growing concerns of the impact of COVID-19, an armed conflict erupted between Ethiopian federal government troops and Tigray-led forces. Ethiopia was …