Innovations for Poverty Action
IPA is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world's poor.
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
IIRR's mission is to enable communities and those who work with them to develop innovative yet practical solutions to poverty through a community-led development approach and widely share these lessons to encourage replication.
iDE creates income and livelihood opportunities for poor rural households; it is an international non-profit dedicated to ending poverty in the developing world not through handouts, but by helping farm families access the tools and knowledge they need to increase their income.
Coalition for the Homeless, Inc.
Coalition for the Homeless is dedicated to the principle that decent shelter, sufficient food, affordable housing, and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. With 70 years of experience in more than 90 countries, Oxfam takes on the big issues that keep people poor: inequality, discrimination, and unequal access to resources including food, water, and land.
KickStart is a non-profit social enterprise with a mission to lift millions of people out of poverty quickly, cost effectively and sustainably. We do this by manufacturing affordable, manually powered irrigation pumps which enable small scale farmers to start profitable farming businesses.
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.
ChildFund International exists to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.
Too many people across the globe do not eat enough to keep well nourished. Widespread hunger is often exacerbated when people do not have adequate resources to produce food or protect crops against environmental damage such as drought or disease. These nonprofits are working not only to provide food for those in need, but also to ensure that people across the world are equipped with effective strategies to feed themselves.
Clothing, transportation, means for communication, a bed to sleep on-- these are the necessities of a modern life and the fundamentals of a decent living. Organizations in this group provide people with the basic resources required to navigate our world, so that all people can experience adequate life standards.
Enabling individuals to take advantage of the available opportunities for economic development involves development of human capital, infrastructure, regional competitiveness, social inclusion and literacy. By providing individuals with job and skills training, microfinance, and entrepreneurship support, organizations in this field are working to empower individuals not only to become independent from forms of aid, but also to prosper.
Homelessness and inadequate housing are unfortunate realities for millions of individuals and families around the world. These organizations are working to change that fact. By providing shelter for people that is both safe and secure, nonprofits in this group strive to ensure that every person has a roof over his or her head.