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USAID helps to develop rural microfinance organisations in Mexico

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USAID, through a university partnership between Ohio State University and Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agrícolas, is working to facilitate the development and growth of microfinance institutions serving rural areas in Mexico.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation makes financial services accessible to the poor

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The Financial Services for the Poor initiative created by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides poor people with reliable access to a range of safe, affordable financial tools and services intended to help them build better, healthier lives.

Santander Microcrédito (Banco Real ABN AMRO) works with Accion to support small businesses in Brazil

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Santander Microcrédito, an initiative by Banco Real ABN AMRO, offers small loans to growing businesses that lack access to conventional forms of credit.

Citi Microfinance: Expanding Access to Financial Services

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The global financial services company, Citi, has a 40-year history of philanthropic and technical support in microfinance.

Mercy Corps teams up with Sesame Workshop in Haiti

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Mercy Corps has teamed with Sesame Workshop to integrate Elmo, Cookie Monster, and other Sesame Street characters into the emotional recovery work the organisation is doing with children in Haiti.

Lafarge partners with Habitat for Humanity in Honduras

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The Lafarge Cementos Foundation has concluded a partnership with Habitat for Humanity in order to provide homes for disadvantaged communities in Honduras.

The Toyota - Audubon TogetherGreen Partnership

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In 2008, the National Audubon Society and Toyota launched TogetherGreen, a nationwide Audubon program to fund conservation projects, train environmental leaders, and offer volunteer opportunities to significantly benefit the environment. A $20 million Toyota grant - the largest Audubon has...

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. partnership on the Advance Algae Biofuels Program

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The primary aim of this R&D partnership is to test the hypothesis that algae biofuels could become commercially viable and make a meaningful contribution to meeting future energy demand.

Jackson Foundation finances the construction of ramps for people with disabilities

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The Jackson Purchase Resource Conservation and Development Foundation has joined with the Reidland Methodist Men to assist people with disabilities.

Southern Water supports WaterAid in a variety of ways

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Southern Water, its employees and customers have supported WaterAid since 1981, promoting WaterAid through organising and taking part in fundraising events and making donations.