Where We Fund

We fund programs in countries ranked as low or medium in the UNDP’s Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index. Within those countries we aim to support the most vulnerable regions. We will not fund organizations operating in countries where there are high security threats.

Current Grantees

All
South America
Africa
Central America & Caribbean
Asia

Ecuador

Fundacion Tierra Viva

Support farmers to transition their farms to agroecological practices and diversify their income so they can sustain their livelihoods and wellbeing in the highlands of Ecuador

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$275,000
Current Grant
$175,000

Ghana

Peace for Life

Implement a multi-sectoral program that focuses on Food and Nutrition, Livelihoods, Value chain development, Education, Health, Water, Hygiene and Sanitation.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$85,000
Current Grant
$50,000
Pure Trust Social Investors Foundations (PTSIF)

Support development interventions in the area of Livelihood/ Economic empowerment, Education, Health, Advocacy, Financial inclusion and Water and sanitation.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$100,000
Current Grant
$50,000
Songtaba

Implement a holistic model to improve access of vulnerable populations to justice, food, nutrition, health and education.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$125,000
Current Grant
$75,000

Guatemala

The Garden's Edge

Support an Agroecoogy field school and support farmers in the program, construction of a sand dam and reforestation in a second community, and organizational strengthening for Qachuu Aloom, the local Guatemala organizational partner.

Partner Since
2016
Funding to Date
$449,282
Current Grant
$180,000

Haiti

Fonkoze

Support for women in Northern Haiti to lift themselves out of ultra-poverty through an 18-month graduation model program. The program includes a cash transfer and intensive coaching to launch a productive activity.

Partner Since
2018
Funding to Date
$463,867
Current Grant
$150,000
HEMP-FEED

Support for a school lunch program in Northern Haiti

Partner Since
2018
Funding to Date
$267,690
Current Grant
$57,000

India

Upaya Social Ventures

Invest in early-stage companies, creating dignified jobs for the poorest of the poor in India and other countries (Recoverable Grant)

Partner Since
2019
Funding to Date
$155,000
Current Grant
$250,000

Kenya

The BOMA Project

Empower women in the drylands of Kenya to establish sustainable livelihoods, build resilient families, graduate from extreme poverty.

Partner Since
2017
Funding to Date
$790,000
Current Grant
$270,000
Kenya Drylands Education Fund

Develop a holistic approach to reduce barriers to access to education and increase school enrollment in rural Kenyan communities.

Partner Since
2019
Funding to Date
$694,234
Current Grant
$190,000

Malawi

Footsteps Africa

Implement an integrated community-based program including WASH, livelihoods and health in southern Malawi.

Partner Since
2019
Funding to Date
$269,000
Current Grant
$100,000
Foundation for Community and Capacity Development (FOCCAD)

Implement an integrated program focused on health, livelihoods, education, governance, human rights, emergency and disaster risk.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$200,000
Current Grant
$125,000
Wandikweza

Provide health services to rural households through a Community Health Worker (CHW) model.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$100,000
Current Grant
$100,000
Acades

Build communities of economically empowered smallholder farmers and youth.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$225,000
Current Grant
$100,000

Myanmar

Shanta Foundation

Partner with poor rural villages in Myanmar to implement sustainable programs in health, education, leadership, women’s empowerment, livelihood, and infrastructure.

Partner Since
2017
Funding to Date
$732,916
Current Grant
$185,000

Peru

DESEA PERU

Install biosand water filters in homes, build and repair community water systems, train community health workers, and support community and economic development in the highlands of Peru.

Partner Since
2013
Funding to Date
$1,113,263
Current Grant
$175,000

Senegal

Andando Foundation

Establish and manage market garden cooperatives, improving school infrastructure and rehabilitating health posts.

Partner Since
2013
Funding to Date
$1,768,998
Current Grant
$200,000
Groundswell International

Help dryland farmers in Senegal build resilience to climate change and other shocks and to achieve sustainable food and nutrition security using agroecological approaches.

Partner Since
2018
Funding to Date
$670,000
Current Grant
$250,000

Uganda

Bega Kwa Bega

Support agricultural and business training, nutrition programs and mobile health clinics in Uganda.

Partner Since
2015
Funding to Date
$458,918
Current Grant
$157,000
The Water Trust

Support villages, schools, and health centers in rural Uganda to equip communities to minimize preventable disease through improved water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Partner Since
2017
Funding to Date
$741,999
Current Grant
$100,000
Raising the Village

Support last-mile communities in Uganda living in extreme poverty through community designed projects which increase household incomes.

Partner Since
2018
Funding to Date
$325,254
Current Grant
$150,000
Friends of Orphans

Support war-affected communities through through rehabilitation, education, vocational skill training, agriculture, microfinancing, women empowerment and HIV/AIDS programs.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$150,000
Current Grant
$75,000

Zimbabwe

Local Initiatives Development (LID) Agency

Support communities to build resilient livelihoods through agroecology, WASH and education support.

Partner Since
2015
Funding to Date
$988,638
Current Grant
$447,230
LID Agency/LEAP

Support women farmers to produce more food to improve food security and increase income.

Partner Since
2021
Funding to Date
$198,100
Current Grant
$213,200
Center for Gender and Community Development in Zimbabwe

Support communities to have diversified livelihoods and economic opportunities strengthening the resilience of smallholder women farmers.

Partner Since
2020
Funding to Date
$276,770
Current Grant
$176,770

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