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Project to Promote Fair Trade in India

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Fair Trade Forum - India (FTF-I) in partnership with HIVOS, IRFT & Shop for Change has launched Pro-Sustain, a project to promote Fair Trade & Sustainable Consumption in India.

The Asian Development Bank and Non-Governmental Organizations: Working Together

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The Microcredit Project in Indonesia, established by the Asian Development Bank and approved in 1994, focuses on microenterprise support, recognizing the potential of microenterprises to create jobs at low capital input costs and raise the income levels of the poor.

Uganda : Project Hope and Hard Work

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The importance of microcredit in Uganda has soared in the recent decade and the instrument is now seen as one of the most effective tools to tackle poverty in the country.

NGO to assist Nigerian government towards alleviation of poverty through micro-credit

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The Growing Businesses Foundation (GBF, a Nigerian NGO), has announced its intention to contribute to the Federal Government's fight towards the alleviation of poverty in Nigeria by providing access to micro credit facilities at the grass roots and to small scale entrepreneurs.

Pfizer's Global Health Fellows Programme - an established and comprehensive cross-border service initiative

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Pfizer’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHF) is an international corporate volunteer program that places Pfizer colleagues in three to six month assignments with international development organizations designed to address global health issues and improve care for underserved populations.

Becton, Dickinson and Company(BD) launches cross-border volunteer programme to improve medical services in Ghana and Zambia

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BD's launched a cross-border volunteer programme in 2005 in partnership with the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) and Direct Relief International.

Vitmark includes the poor in its value chain.

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Vitmark, a leading beverages producer in Ukraine, includes the poor at various points of its value chain: as suppliers of locally grown quality produce, as employees, and as low-income consumers through the offering of low-price juices.

KPMG supports Fairtrade Africa

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BRIGHT is KPMG Europe’s first skills-based pro-bono project that supports the Millennium Development Goals. The global financial services group aims to support capacity building in the core areas of finance, risk management, operational excellence, human resources, IT and marketing. During 2011,...

Votorantim Celulose e Papel (VCP) in Brazil: Planting eucalyptus in partnership with the rural poor

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Brazil suffers from high income inequality and widespread poverty, especially in rural areas. Despite recent policies to support rural settlements through land reform, a mismatch remains between the rural population’s social demands and the state’s capacity to respond.

Accor and Plan International work together to change the lives of many children around the world

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Accor, hotel and services group, and Plan, have worked together in 16 countries. The aim of the partnership is to promote child sponsorship and project funding to Accor staff, partners and guests. Highlight of achievements to date: * more than 1,100 children are now sponsored throughout the...