$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.
$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.
$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.
$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.
$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.
$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.
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.
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.
$1,000 enables a formerly enslaved child to obtain vocational certification.
Trade not Aid — Set Free Alliance provides age appropriate vocational training to children rescued from slavery in India. Students choose to study tailoring, carpentry, plumbing, or electrical work. Students learn skills crucial to financial independence as adults.
$8,000 leads to an additional newcomer refugee/immigrant student graduating from high school.
Oakland Program — Soccer Without Borders (SWB) runs year-round youth development programs in Oakland, CA. Using soccer, academic support, and team building activities, SWB helps newcomer refugee and immigrant youth achieve growth, inclusion, and personal success.
$200 increases the bank account savings of a lower-income adult by $1,000.
The Financial Coaching Program — Financial coaching is financial education and support that involves regular one-on-one sessions in which clients and coaches set goals and plan concrete steps to meet and manage those goals over time in an attempt to change client behavior.
$9,000 pays for a girl living in extreme poverty to graduate from private secondary school.
The Girls Foundation of Tanzania — TGFT supports high-achieving girls from 8th grade through university with a merit-based Sponsorship Program. TGFT provides comprehensive support that includes access to relevant non-formal education through our other programs at The Girls Center.
$4 prevents one case of childhood diarrheal disease.
Village Program — Savings groups formed in rural villages provide banking services and a reserve fund for the repair of the community’s shared well. If needed, their water point is repaired. Group members receive coaching to improve household hygiene and sanitation.
$200 increases income for an ultra-poor, previously unemployed or underemployed woman or man by $800.
Upaya Social Ventures — Upaya's mission is to create dignified jobs for the poorest of the poor by building scalable businesses with investment and consulting support. We select high-potential entrepreneurs and provide them with seed funding and hands-on technical support.
$50 provides access to improved light for a household.
Solar Lantern Program — The Solar Lantern Program is intended to ‘light the night’ and illuminate rural village homes in Liberia with zero-cost bright portable lights that run for 8 hours a night and can charge mobile phones. Each village home or family receives a lantern.
$1 provides access to clean water for a year or more to a person living in rural and remote towns of the Central African Republic.
Maintenance Program — Water for Good's local technicians maintained and monitored 1,125 water projects, keeping the clean water flowing from improved sources in rural areas of the Central African Republic, one of poorest countries in the world.
$20 gives an impoverished South Sudanese person access to clean water.
Well Drilling Program — Water for South Sudan drills wells for remote villages in the Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. The placement of the wells is determined in collaboration with government and community leaders.