Search Results

Help-one Women's Organisation

Help-one Women’s Organisation is a philanthropic organisation aiming at improving women’s living conditions and social status in Uganda. Its projects focus on empowering women through socio-economic activities, providing vocational training for women, including tailoring, design, IT and poultry...

All India Association for Micro Enterprise Development (AIAMED)

All India Association for Micro Enterprise Development (AIAMED) aims to develop accountable and sustainable retail development finance organisations as a strategy for empowering the poor without handouts or subsidies. Thus, enabling them to become productive citizens and contribute with dignity in...

Inter-American Development Bank; Sustainable Development Department

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Division (MSM) of the Inter-American Development Bank is responsible for coordinating and implementing the Bank's strategy in relation to micro, small and medium enterprises. The objective of the Bank's strategy is to promote the conditions necessary for the...

Deepalaya

Deepalaya is a large Indian NGO based in Delhi. The organisation works with socially and economically disadvantaged children, including the physically and mentally challenged. The overall aim of the organisation is to ensure that the children in its care become self-reliant and are enabled to enjoy...

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID is an independent agency that supports long-term economic and social development through policy dialogue, conflict prevention, technology transfer in sectors such as health, agriculture, education and housing, and promotion of trade and investment. U.S. assistance is channelled through...

Hidaya Foundation

A non-profit educational and charitable organisation which sends new and used in-kind donation to needy Tsunami affectees. Our mission is to implement educational, environmental, social welfare, and health care programs in economically depressed areas of South Asia, West Africa and North America,...

Singapore Action Group of Elders (SAGE)

The Singapore Action Group of Elders (SAGE) is a non-profit, non-religious and multi-ethnic voluntary welfare organisation, with a mission to promote the continued growth and development of the elderly. A member of two NGOs (the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) and HelpAge International),...

Creando el Futuro (CREAFU)

Creando el Futuro (CREAFU) was created to fight poverty, unemployment and social exclusion. Focusing on education, community development, and sustainable development, CREAFU promotes projects in villages and poor neighborhoods of the City of Buenos Aires and Entre Rios.

EMpower

EMpower is a non-profit organisation (NGO) that ties the resources of Wall Street's Emerging Markets professionals with community based social sector initiatives in developing countries. EMpower supports local organizations in EM countries that provide at-risk youth with the tools and resources...

World Bank - Uzbekistan

The World Bank is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. In Uzbekistan, the the Bank’s assistance is focused on improving people’s livelihoods, supporting the modernization of the country’s social sectors and infrastructure, and sharing its knowledge and experience with the...

Reledev Australia Limited

The Reledev Australia exists to motivate and enable Australians and people, communities and institutions in developing countries to be responsive in overcoming or alleviating poverty within their social, cultural and economic context.

Feedback Madagascar

Feedback Madagascar focuses upon promoting primary healthcare and primary education, improving local stewardship of natural resources, and implementing income generating schemes. Feedback Madagascar works with and listens to the poorest communities in Madagascar in order to help address the short...

BASIX

BASIX is a livelihood promotion institution established in 1996, working with over a million and a half customers, over 90% of whom live in poor rural households and 10% in urban slums. BASIX works in 16 states - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamilnadu,...

Presbyterian Handicraft Centre (PRESCRAFT)

The Presbyterian Handicraft Centre, known as Prescraft, was organized by the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon as a non-profit organization to benefit disadvantaged craftspeople. Men and women produce traditional West African handicrafts including baskets, pottery, woodcarvings, brass castings...

Greyston Bakery

Greyston Bakery is a for-profit company offering high quality gourmet products. Based on a social enterprise model, Greyston Bakery aims to be a force for personal transformation and community economic renewal, offering onsite training, fair wages, health benefits and opportunities for direct...

Ruma

Ruma is a social enterprise that aims to empower the poor in Indonesia by providing pre-packaged business opportunities complete with an equipment package, a strong brand, marketing materials, initial training, ongoing mentoring and access to a supply chain. Its flagship microfranchise business,...

Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad is an organisation registered as a company limited by guarantee in the UK. Established in 1992 to send university students from Sussex University to teach English in Eastern Europe, Projects Abroad now employs 20 people in the head office in the UK, and has nearly 500 trained staff...

Commons Capital

Commons Capital is a venture capital firm founded to realize competitive rates of return by investing in promising young companies whose products, services and corporate cultures promote a sustainable economy and deliver market solutions to major social and environmental problems. The company...

Investors Circle

Investors' Circle is a network of investors, professional venture capitalists, and foundations devoted to funding social enterprises. The group has helped direct more than $130 million in investments to 200 companies since 1992. Investors' Circle also aims to widen the network of patient capital...

Good Capital

Good Capital is an investment firm based in San Francisco that aims to increase the flow of capital to innovative ventures creating market-based solutions to inequality and poverty.