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Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) - South Africa

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International is an independent humanitarian agency established in 1984 for the specific purposes of individual and community development and disaster relief. ADRA helps people in need, especially those most vulnerable, such as women, children, and...

Tostan

Tostan is an American NGO working with rural and remote communities in eight African countries. Tostan’s three year nonformal education programme, the Community Empowerment Programme (CEP), provides participants with knowledge and skills in human rights, health and hygiene, literacy, maths,...

Love and Hope Limited

Love and Hope is a privately owned company based in the UK. The company aims to to help poor workers in clothing production in developing countries to earn a fair and reasonable wage, and to improve their factory working conditions. At the same time, the company aims to educate customers in...

ACCESS

ACCESS is a not-for-profit company that offers specialised technical assistance in two areas, microfinance and livelihoods.

Grameen Foundation

The Grameen Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC with an office in Seattle. The Foundation was established in 1997 by friends of Grameen Bank to help microfinance practitioners and to spread the Grameen philosophy worldwide.

The Microcredit Summit Campaign

The Microcredit Summit Campaign is a project of the RESULTS Educational Fund, a U.S.-based grassroots advocacy organization committed to ending hunger and poverty.

SKS Microfinance

SKS Microfinance is an Indian NGO that distributes small loans that begin at Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 12,000 (about $44-$260) to poor women so to enable them to start and expand simple businesses and increase their incomes. The micro-enterprises range from raising cows and goats in order to sell the milk,...

BancoSol

BancoSol is a Bolivian microfinance bank that provides financial services to micro-entrepreneurs. After over eighteen years in business, BancoSol has disbursed more than USD 2 billion for more than 1.5 million micro enterprise projects. Currently, the Bank has more than 130,000 clients who...

Wokai

Wokai is an online platform that utilises the principle of microfinance to connect people who would like to make loans which will have a direct impact on the lives of people living in rural China, their families, and their communities. Borrowers are people who want to start small businesses, but...

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.