Partnerships

  • Posted by Leah Breevoort 28 Dec
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FSVC Partners with Private Sector to Build Strong Financial Systems in Developing World

The Financial Services Volunteer Corps helps build strong financial sectors in developing countries to support healthy, market-based economies. It concentrates on strengthening central banks, building commercial bank systems and developing capital markets. Financial Services Volunteer Corps structures its objective, expert technical assistance to meet the demands of local beneficiaries in developing and emerging market countries,
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  • Posted by Leah Breevoort 31 Oct
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Global Communities Partners with John Deere to Build Brighter Futures

Recently, Global Communities has partnered with companies to improve their impact on the communities around them. For example, they have partnered with John Deere to be a power for good and expand its global impact on economic development, education, community development and civic engagement.   Sowing Futures, Brazil – Both John Deere and Global Communities
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  • Posted by Leah Breevoort 20 Oct
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  • Brazil, Corporate partnership, Global Communities, India, John deere

Engineers Without Borders USA Taps into Safe Water Solutions

EWB-USA has teamed up with the Safe Water Network to increase access to safe water for vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in water-stressed countries. Ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all is a collective goal of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The collective commitment has been instrumental in the completion of
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  • Posted by Leah Breevoort 18 Oct
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Shining a Light on Energy Shortfall in Nepal

New VEGA Member Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) has teamed up with the IKEA Foundation and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for a Circle of Prosperity Program to bring light and renewable energy to refugee camps in Nepal. The partnership goes beyond philanthropy. It is a shared commitment to develop new products and
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  • Posted by Angela Canterbury 15 Jul
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Increasing Access to Food for Bangladeshi Families

  Considering the huge population and an increasing urban demand for time- and labor-saving food products in Bangladesh, there is a vast potential for companies to add value and increase incomes with ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat foods. Furthermore, production of frozen and ready-to-cook food items can help reduce high post-harvest food losses and provide an outlet
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  • Posted by Angela Canterbury 22 Apr
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Powering African Agriculture

    Powering African Agriculture is a program under USAID’s Feed the Future and Global Climate Change initiative that helps identify, commercialize and bring to scale innovative clean energy solutions for cutting-edge agricultural applications in Sub-Saharan Africa. By providing on-demand analytic support to the Africa Bureau Office of Sustainable Development and building the capacity of
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  • Posted by Angela Canterbury 18 Apr
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Uganda Conservation Farming Initiative (UCFI)

    The $8.4 million USDA-funded Uganda Conservation Farming Initiative (UCFI) aims to increase the profitability of smallholder farmers through a value chain approach to strengthening Producer Organizations (POs) and introducing Conservation Farming (CF). To date, 59,961 farmers have been trained in CF practices, post-harvest handling, and storage techniques. Interventions have resulted in a 47
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  • Posted by Angela Canterbury 18 Apr
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Wayuu Artisan Women’s Initiative Leads to 231% Increase in Income

            Under the Wayuu Artisan Women’s Initiative headed by Aid to Artisans (ATA) and CREATA with the support of the Walmart Foundation, more than 16 Wayuu artisan groups representing more than 400 artisans have garnered great success. With the mission to provide economic opportunities to more than 800 Wayuu artisans in northern
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  • Posted by Angela Canterbury 18 Apr
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Modernization for Mayan Women Weavers in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico (MATCH) Program

  The Modernization for Mayan Women Weavers in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico (MATCH) program, a partnership between Creative Learning and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, supports Mayan back strap weavers in remote rural regions of eleven municipalities in market-driven production for local, national, tourist, and export markets. The initiative is transforming the practice of this
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  • Posted by Angela Canterbury 18 Apr
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USAID Global Development Alliance Cold Chain Project

      Considering the huge population and an increasing urban demand for time- and labor-saving food products in Bangladesh, there is a vast potential for companies to add value and increase incomes with ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat foods. Furthermore, production of frozen and ready-to-cook food items can help reduce high post-harvest food losses and provide
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