A vibrant civil society is a cornerstone of a thriving community.
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Informed and engaged people with the tools to shape their own futures is key to sustainable development. We take a broad view of civil society as private energies for public good, whether that’s a small savings group or a large public partnership. Our programs bring together partners, local organizations, and governments to address priorities.
New research shows a child’s earliest years can have a lifelong impact. This calls for an approach that gives parents and caregivers the tools they need. Working with our partners, we’re developing a set of tools that will help children thrive during this critical time.
Access to Electricity
Reliable electricity can transform a community’s home life, schools, healthcare, and economy. Access to power is a key step on the path out of poverty. We work with partners and communities to take that step.
Entrepreneurship allows people to unlock their potential and create their own jobs. We work with our partners and communities to support this drive. This includes access to mentors, business advice, technical help, and tailored financing, all designed to unlock growth.