Investing in the potential of communities around the world

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Our Mission

Our mission is to support rural communities in under-served regions to achieve self-sufficiency and have opportunities to thrive.

Who we are

We are a private foundation headquartered in Portland, Oregon, working to improve food security, family health, financial wellbeing, and education in communities around the world. We make grants to non-profit organizations and directly manage programs from our field offices in Ecuador, Ghana, and Kenya.

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From the Blog

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VIDEO: Climate Resilient Farming in Northern Ghana

In an area threatened by climate change, sustainable farming brings resilience and hope.

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Challenging Gender Norms in Northern Ghana

Meet one family fearlessly working against the grain toward gender equality.