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Cisco partners with Grameen Solutions in Bangladesh

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Cisco partners with Grameen Solutions to establish business centers in rural Bangladesh that serve as distribution points for a variety of services, such as birth and death certificates, healthcare, distance learning, and retail sales of such necessities as hybrid seeds.

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Cisco works together with Relief International to support rural enterprise in Lebanon

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Cisco is partnering with Relief International to implement the Cisco Rural Enterprise Development for Information Technology (CREDIT) program. This program extends small loans to entrepreneurs wanting to start new IT and Internet access-related businesses in rural areas of Lebanon.

Sustainable Livelihoods International (SLINT)-Uganda

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SLINT-Uganda (Sustainable Livelihoods International) is a Ugandan NGO working on poverty alleviation, market-oriented agricultural development and food security, environmental sustainability, capacity development and policy advocacy. SLINT seeks to contribute to the realization of the Millennium...

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Unilever, with support from NGOs, helps rural India through Project Shakti

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Project Shakti is unleashing the potential of rural India and thus changing lives. It is ushering in prosperity and, more importantly, self-respect.

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Tate & Lyle establishes "Fairtrade For All" for cane sugar in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association

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Reflecting a long-term commitment to their suppliers, in February 2008 Tate & Lyle announced a decision to convert all UK retail cane sugar to Fairtrade by the end of 2009.

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Starbucks and Fairtrade NGOs announce initiative to support small-scale coffee farmers

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Starbucks, the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations (FLO) and TransFair USA announced joining forces to leverage a small-scale coffee farmer loan program that is intended to grow to at least $20 million by 2015 based on current commitments from Starbucks Coffee Company.

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Shared Value between Nestlé and crops producers

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Nestlé is guided by the principle of creating shared value for shareholders and society in a manner that is integrally linked to its core business strategies and operations. It is called “Creating Shared Value (CSV)”; value created for shareholders, employees, farmers, consumers and the communities...

BRAC

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BRAC, formerly known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, was established as a relief and rehabilitation organisation in 1972 by Mr. Fazle Hasan Abed. Over the years BRAC has gradually evolved into a large and multifaceted development organisation with the twin objectives of the alleviation...

Aruco-Uganda

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Aruco-Uganda is a community development organisation operating in remote and hard to reach areas such as islands, and areas with limited access in terms of transport. The organisation works with vulnerable women, particularly rural entrepreneurs, helping them to better understand their businesses...

Bethany Christian Trust

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Founded in 1983 as a homelessness charity, Bethany Christian Trust helps homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland to find, equip and maintain homes as well as address the root causes of homelessness such as addiction, poverty, poor welfare, unemployment, lack of education, social exclusion. ...