Clean Water for Haiti
$40 increases the future earnings of an adolescent girl by $200.
Empowerment and Livelihoods for Adolescents — In girls-only safe spaces, or Empowerment and Livelihoods for Adolescents (ELA) Clubs, girls receive trainings in life skills, confidence building, financial literacy, and specific livelihoods, and microloans for older girls to start businesses.
$20 gives a Haitian access to clean water for at least one year.
Filter Program — Clean Water for Haiti was established in 2001 and is the largest provider of biosand filters in Haiti. On average, 75% of filters are still in use 5 years after installation.
$40 increases an Indian primary school student's English reading ability by 30 percentage points.
The Literacy Project — Communities Rising's Literacy Project is a language arts program that teaches English to underserved primary school students in India with a focus on reading.
Education for All Children
$200 avoids a month of hunger for a household of five living in extreme poverty.
Graduation Model Program — Concern’s Graduation Model Program sustainably addressed extreme poverty. The graduation approach provides an integrated package of support (social assistance, livelihood development, finance services) to support a pathway out of extreme poverty.
$6,000 pays for an impoverished Kenyan student to graduate from secondary school.
All Children’s Education to Employment Model — EFAC provides access to secondary and post-secondary education for Kenya’s brightest young students with the fewest resources. Our program includes mentoring, community service, leadership training, and career readiness to ensure academic, personal and professional success upon graduation.
House of Ruth, Washington D.C.
$70 enrolls a girl living in domestic servitude into primary school for a year.
Accelerated Education Program — Haiti Now runs a residential school for restavek girls facing multiple challenges, providing: accelerated education (6 years condensed into 3); textbooks; school supplies; healthcare; and mentorship, training and capital to run their own businesses.
$30,000 places a homeless family in permanent housing.
Homes for Families — House of Ruth provides supportive services to women and children at residential programs in D.C. All were homeless and nearly all are survivors of domestic violence. Staff provides trauma-informed care and access to safe housing.
International Development Enterprises
$10,000 places a homeless family in permanent housing.
Homeless Family Services Program — Housing Hope provides housing and supportive services for families experiencing homelessness or living in poverty. The goal is to stabilize families in crisis and empower them to permanently escape poverty.
$100 increases the earnings of a smallholder farming family in Zambia by $500.
Zambia’s Farm Business Advisor Program — Zambia's Farm Business Advisor (FBA) program improves livelihoods via a corps of FBA entrepreneurs who connect farmers with inputs, markets, credit, services, and advice. iDE links FBAs with business partners and trains FBAs on business practices.
$2,000 saves the life of a child under 5 years of age.
Integrate Health Model — Integrate Health (IH, formerly Hope Through Health) saves lives in the world’s most neglected communities of Northern Togo by integrating professional Community Health Workers (CHWs) with improved care in public sector health facilities.
$60 increases the earnings of an unemployed young person or woman by $300.
LivelyHoods Program — LivelyHoods creates training and income generation opportunities for youth and women in Kenyan slums through the distribution of clean energy products in their communities.
Midnight Golf Program
$4,000 increases the income of a Latin American woman from an underserved background by $10,000.
Laboratoria — Through a rigorous selection process, we identify applicants who demonstrate need and potential. Selected applicants go through a 6-month bootcamp to learn front-end development and UX design, after which they are placed in jobs with tech companies.
$7,000 leads to an additional student graduated from college.
Midnight Golf Program — The Midnight Golf Program (MGP) delivers year round life skills training, mentoring, professional golf instruction, and exposure that help youth navigate from post-secondary education to career success and beyond.
$30 avoids hospital readmission for a mother or her newborn in the first two weeks after discharge.
Care Companion Program — The neonatal and maternal health Care Companion Program (CCP) in India trains health professionals to impart critical post‑natal care practices to families of patients to help patients recover, avoid major complications and stay healthy long‑term.
$200 increases development outcomes for an at-risk child by 0.2 standard deviations.
Village Model in Rural China — The program is targeted at children in disintegrating villages in rural China struggling after their parents emigrate to seek work elsewhere. It includes preschool teacher training, refurbishing preschools, caregiver training and community events.
Population Media Center
$8,000 increases the earnings of a low-income adult by $13,000.
Work Advance Program — Per Scholas provides free, high-quality job training and support services to talented young people. Per Scholas then partners with large IT employers to place graduates in jobs.
$6 treats a child for diarrhea.
Burundi Agashi 1.0 — Agashi! (“Hey, Look Again!”) was a radio serial drama broadcast across Burundi. Using Population Media Center (PMC) entertainment-education approach, the program addressed family planning, reproductive health and child health/nutrition.
Raising the Village
$6,000 saves the life of a child under 2.
Community Health Worker Intervention — Community Health Workers (CHWs) deliver community-based care facilitated by mobile technology. CHWs manage reproductive, maternal and child health, promote self-efficacy and social support, and make timely referrals for major causes of morbidity.
$70 increases income for a farming family living in extreme poverty by $700.
The Village Cluster Program — The Village Cluster Program consists of three stages: (1) meeting immediate food, water and health needs; (2) developing diverse income-generating activities, particularly in agriculture; (3) training and coaching to sustain new economic activities.
$400 safely removes and treats one metric ton of fecal waste.
Solving the Sanitation Crisis in Nairobi's Urban Slums — Sanergy designs and manufactures low‑cost, high‑quality sanitation facilities that are purchased and operated by local residents. Sanergy collects the waste regularly, treats and then converts it into useful end‑products such as organic fertilizer.