Economic Development

Economic Development fosters lifelong prosperity.

Our Economic Development programs assist women, men, and youth to make a transition from poverty to prosperity and self-reliance. Our vocational programs  allow these individuals to learn valuable skills that lead to long-term employment, our work eliminates barriers to job market and leads to a pathway for career success.

Why?

1.3b

People live in
extreme
poverty

3b

People live on
less than $2.50 
a day

1.3b

Women & children
dispropotinately
affected

We strongly believe that economic development is directly linked to long-term financial independence. That’s why we are committed to creating economic opportunities that promote sustainable development.

Our development programs achieve the following:

  • Train people in skills that will lead them to employment
  • Provide individuals with both knowledge and resources physical tools that lead to sustainable economic solutions

Appeals

Sustainable Farming in Gaza

The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip has left two million residents with very limited access to essential services. The region’s agriculture has faced devastating consequences as a result. Our project will rehabilitate and plant 36 acres of farmland.

Women Learning to Code & Take Leadership