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Corporate charitable partnerships come alive with Five Talents


Five Talents UK, a microfinance charity, has secured several corporate partnerships which have had a transformative effect.

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...

The Big Journey Organisation Verified non-profit organisation


Big Journey is a local NGO in rural Botswana accelerating youth empowerment for sustainable development. The NGO has been actively engaged for the past several years in various youth empowerment programmes. These programmes aim to promote active participation of youth in the socio-economic...

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The engine of development: The private sector and prosperity for poor people


"The engine of development: The private sector and prosperity for poor people" is a paper publicated by Department for International Development (DFID) emphasizing the role of the private sector in its international development strategy.

ZanaA Africa


ZanaAfrica (ZanaA) is an American charity with a mission to identify and scale up African-led innovations to achieve national, replicable, and sustainable solutions to poverty in the nexus of health, education, and environment. Two of the services the organisation provides are the establishment...

The Alliance for Rural Electrification


The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) is an international non-profit organisation that promotes and provides efficient renewable solutions for rural electrification in developing countries. The Alliance was created in 2006 in response to the need for access to sustainable electricity in...

China Association of Microfinance


China Association of Microfinance (CAM) is the only national member-based association in the microfinance sector in China. The organisation offers inclusive financial services to financially under-serviced groups (especially the poor and low-income populations), provides services and support...



mothers2mothers is a South African NGO that focuses on educating women about HIV/AIDS and how to combat the disease. The organisation trains and employs new mothers living with HIV to provide education and support to women like themselves. These Mentor Mothers work alongside doctors and nurses...



Microdreams is a charitable organisation registered in the United States and New Zealand. The organisation is focused on helping young microenterprise development organisations (MEDO’s) follow the path to commercial permanence through credit and education. Microdreams aims to empower the world’s...

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LifeSpring Hospitals help to achieve Millennium Development Goals in India


LifeSpring Hospitals, a privately owned company, is increasing access to maternal health care for low-income Indian women in partnership with Business Call to Action, a global initiative that works to motivate businesses to design responsible investments that help to achieve the Millennium...