Your Results Create Ripples.

Once someone is trained and working, they serve approximately 500 of their neighbors with life-saving products and services.

Collectively, your support has created 2,233 jobs worldwide, impacting 1.9 M people in need.

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2,233 jobs 
Over the past ten years, you have created over 2,000 jobs across India, Haiti, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo and Uganda.
1,960,343 people 
Over 1.9 million people have gained access to better food, safe drinking water, improved health, and an improved environment.
6 countries
Starting in Haiti, over the past ten years, we've expanded to six countries, adding Ghana and Togo in 2020! 
Tracking Data.

Sharing Transparently.

We track multiple data points across our four verticals. Below are the highlights from our portfolio, as of August 2021.

Solving one of the largest killers of women and children.

Environment

Cooking over open fires is one of the world's biggest - but least known - killers. Four million people die each year from breathing in toxic cooking smoke, mainly women and their children strapped to their backs or playing nearby.

The Solution: A locally-made, affordable cookstove.

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Mother sitting inside wooden house smiling down at smiling child leaning on her lap.
Jobs Created: 458
458 men and women are working as stove entrepreneurs, making and selling stoves in their communities.
People Impacted: 520,714
458,825 charcoal-efficient stoves have been produced and sold.
Additional Bonus:
Because they use less charcoal and firewood, each stove saves six trees from being turned into charcoal and reduces carbon emissions by 1.5 tons.
Preventing Child and Maternal Mortality.

Health

Most children in developing countries die from preventable diseases, but treatments to save them cost less than a cup of coffee.

The Solution: Training Community Health Workers to get the right drugs into the right places.

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Living Goods worker standing with mother holding baby in her arms.
Jobs Created: 439
Your support has helped train 439 Community Health Workers.
People Impacted: 358,098
Together, Community Health Workers are caring for 358,098 pregnant moms and children with life-saving healthcare
Additional Bonus:
A recent random-controlled study revealed that having one Community Health Worker in a village reduces child mortality 27%.
Ensuring farmers can feed their families.

Hunger

80% of the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa work as rural farmers. Each night, 75% of their children go hungry because they struggle to grow enough to feed their own families.

The Solution: Access to irrigation, drought-resistant seeds and farming mentors.

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A female farmer celebrates her harvest in Kenya.
Jobs Created: 1,005
1,004 farmers and farm hands have been supported, thanks to your generosity.
People Impacted: 74,150
They are feeding 74,150 people with nutritious food.
Additional Bonus:
In Kenya, within the first harvest a farmer will move into the middle class and send at least one of their children to school for the first time.
Keeping wells working.

Water

You can live without a lot, except water. 36% of all water wells in Africa are currently broken, often because there are no spare parts, tools, funding or trained mechanics nearly.

The Solution: Train well mechanics and caretakers locally to keep water flowing.

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Three well mechanics holding tools while surrounding well pump.
Jobs Created: 331
331 Well Mechanics, Caretakers and Water Entrepreneurs have been trained and are currently employed.
People Impacted: 1,000,381
You're helped to provide 1,000,381 people with clean water.
Additional Bonus:
Because community members pay a small fee per jerry can (bucket), they can ensure there is adequate funding for future repairs.
Female stove masons in Kenya.

Save Lives Every Day.

Your support creates life-saving products and services that improve entire communities. From training well mechanics to providing farmers with better irrigation systems, you can support entrepreneurs year-round.

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