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Jirmit Papyrus Group

Jermit Papyrus Group is a company that makes hand-painted cards, bookmarks and other art on authentic Egyptian papyrus. The company aims to generate work for unemployed young people in the Upper Egyptian town of Mallawi, located approximately 300 km south of Cairo. Jermit Papyrys employs 42...

Farmers Own Trading

Farmers Own was established in 1997 and works with groups of poverty stricken subsistence farmers in Kenya to help them eradicate their poverty by Fair Trade business developments. In compliance with a Fair Trade supply contract, Farmers Own collects the produce and sells on in the market,...

Kazuri 2000 Limited

The mission of Kazuri is to provide and sustain employment opportunities to the disadvantaged members of the Kenyan society. Kazuri began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting with making handmade beads. It started with two Kenyan women and soon discovered that there were many other women in...

Kitengela Hot Glass

Kitengela Hot Glass started September 2000 with a desire to make flat and blown glass in Eastern Africa. It employs over thirty people, and has trained many more in the various disciplines that they are proficient in. Kitengela Glass is located opposite the Nairobi National Park, at the end of a...

TBL Capital

TBL Capital is a capital venture fund focused on the needs of the entrepreneur with a balanced emphasis on people, planet and profits. The firm invests in entrepreneurs who are committed to building companies with strong triple bottom line returns. TBL provides growth capital to help...

Millennium Promise Alliance, Inc. Verified non-profit organisation

Millennium Promise is the leading international non-profit organization redefining the approach to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Millennium Development Goals in rural Africa, moving communities from hunger to self-sufficiency by 2015. We oversee the Millennium Villages Project, which...

Nyalenda Hawkers Self-help Group

The Nyalenda Hawkers Self-help Group (also known as Nyalenda Hawkers Youth Group) focuses on issues of water and sanitation, waste management and environmental conservation, provides vocational training for orphans, home-based care and palliative care for the terminally ill and runs HIV-discordant...

Sita Gramoudyog Vikas Sansthan (SGVS)

SGVS (Sita Gramoudyog Vikas Sansthan) is an Indian NGO that is dedicatedly to working on women's empowerment, as well as helping to increase livelihood opportunities and employability of young people. The organization also works on issues relating to health, gender discrimination, education, ...

Chaka MarketBridge

Chaka MarketBridge is an American company that exists to provide customers with access to high-quality and stylish, handmade products; to provide undiscovered, impoverished artisans with the global market they need to grow and succeed; and to connect artisans and customers in both fair trade and...

Caritas Internationalis - Cote-d'Ivoire

Caritas Côte d’Ivoire works through its diocesan and local organizations and with help from national and international non-governmental organizations to support the poor and needy, to contribute to development programs, to advocate for disadvantaged groups and to work for peace and reconciliation. ...

Business Figths Poverty

An online platform facilitating a global community of professionals fighting poverty through business. This network supports enterprise development in developing nations by the pooling of aid and development expertise and resources.

IFC

IFC (International Finance Corporation), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. IFC creates opportunities for people to escape poverty and improve their lives by providing financing to help businesses...

SNV

SNV is an international development NGO established in the Netherlands. SNV has been working in developing countries for over 40 years, and now operates in 36 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Balkans. SNV’s 900 advisors in the field come from a variety of cultural and technical...

DCED ( Donor Committee for Enterprise Development)

The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) is a forum where donors, foundations and UN agencies share their practical experience of private sector development (PSD), and identify both good practice and promising new innovations.

BOP Source

BOP Source is a consumer research company specializing in the "base of the pyramid," or those who earn less than $2 per day.

African Relief and Welfare Agency Australia (ARWA Australia)

African Relief & Welfare Agency Australia (ARWA Australia) is an NGO operating from Australia specifically to Africa to contribute to poverty alleviation and assist African communities in need to gain hope and self-sufficiency. ARWA integrates development with aid relief, to relieve...

Green Development Link

Green Development Link is an NGO in Uganda committed to assisting communities living on Mount Rwenzori both in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo who are facing poverty, human rights abuses, poor education and disease. GDL aims to contribute to the appropriate management of disease,...

Future Worlds Centre (FCW)

Future Worlds Centre (FWC) is a independent NGO active in programmes with a future orientation in areas related to positive social change, social entrepreneurship and transformation. The Development Education Unit of FWC envisions, designs and implements development education awareness...

Project Africa

PROJECT AFRICA was incorporated in Kenya as a non profit NGO in 2008. Today the organization provides supports and services annually to over 1000 women and girls from poor rural and urban settings in Kenya. Its assistance is designed to support individual women and girls to break free from the...

Sustainable Livelihoods International (SLINT)-Uganda

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...