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Haygrove establishes Gambia is Good to market fresh produce

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Gambia is Good is a fresh produce marketing company which was conceived as a partnership between Haygrove Limited and Concern Universal, a leading development charity, with the purpose of linking small scale rural producers with the high value tourist market.

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Cemex makes home improvements accessible for the poor in 5 Latin American countries

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CEMEX, a global leader in the building supply and cement industry, has recently expanded its highly-successful Patrimonio Hoy initiative. Originally started in 1998 with the goal of reducing the housing deficit in Mexico, Patrimonio Hoy has since expanded into 4 additional Latin American countries...

Masasi Youth Development Groups Network

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Masasi Youth Development Groups Network (MASAYODEN) is a Tanzanian NGO established by 34 groups of young people from every ward in the district of Masasi. MASAYODEN's main objective is to fight against poverty and HIV / AIDS. The organisation aims to do this by providing information and advice to...

Rural Energy Trust CIG (RETcig)

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The Rural Energy Trust CIG (RETcig) is a new NGO in Cameroon. The organisation aims to bring affordable renewable solar energy products to off-grid rural households and assist them to obtain consumer loans from local and international microfinance institutions. RETcig in partnership with its...

The Next 4 Billion: Market Size and Business Strategy at the Base of the Pyramid

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Discussions of base of the economic pyramid (BOP) markets have, until now, relied principally on business case studies and rough estimates of market size. The Next 4 Billion uses previously unreleased data to measure market opportunity at the BOP.

Business Linkages: Enabling Access to Markets at the BoP

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By International Finance Corporation, International Business Leaders Forum, and the CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School

Base of the Pyramid Protocol 2nd Edition (2008)

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The most recent version of the BoP Protocol, drawing upon lessons and experiences implementing the BoP Protocol in Nairobi, Kenya as well as in communities in Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Parvathagiri in India.

A business guide to development actors: Introducing company managers to the development community

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This guide aims to introduce the business community to potential partners in the development community. It is a first port of call for managers who are interested in working with a development organization, but unsure of how to begin.

Fanm pou Fanm (Women for Women)

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Fanm pou Fanm (Women for Women) is a small organisation helping 35 women displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince Haiti to set up their own small businesses. Currently the organisation is working on a crocheting and sewing project for which sewing machines are needed.

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Sewing machines and transport needed for women's project in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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I am trying to help a small project of 35 women and their dependent families who are living in a tent city in Port-au-Prince Haiti after the earthquake two years ago. These women are learning skills in order to set up their own small businesses and so earn enough to send their children to school....