The End of Extreme Poverty
Begins Here


Newton Running and Trickle Up have partnered to help women in Lachua, Guatemala
overcome extreme poverty and transform their lives and community


Trickle Up Endorsed By
The New York Times, ImpactMatters

Make 'A Gift with Meaning' that is 'changing the world'

Our Voices

These three incredible women in India are more powerful than extreme poverty


“The world has an astonishing chance to take a billion people out of poverty by 2030.”

Economist magazine
Surprised by that optimism?  We can make poverty history.

That's our goal

“If I continue with my agriculture and business, I will be on top. No one can stop me!”

Pinky Besra, West Bengal, India
Trickle Up will help 12,000 women like Pinky this year.

Here's what makes us unique

“The helping hand that your program offers reaches those who need it most.”

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General
Here’s the evidence demonstrating how Trickle Up helps women.

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Participants since 1979
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An Open Letter to the Next President

| Extreme Poverty, Global goals, Partnerships, Press | No Comments

Immigration, the war in Syria, relations with Russia, and other topics have been front and center during the Presidential campaign.


Beyond the Crisis: Economic Opportunity and Hope for Refugees

| Events, Extreme Poverty, Graduation Approach, Partnerships, Refugees | No Comments

On September 20, Trickle Up welcomed supporters, friends, and partners to our 2016 Patricof Forum with featured guest Ziad Ayoubi.


Trickle Update October 2016

| Burkina Faso, Events, Graduation Approach, Impact, Monitoring & Evaluation, Partnerships, Program, Refugees, Trickle Update, West Africa, Women | No Comments

UN Summit Highlights Importance of Refugee Self-Reliance, Mobilizing for Girls’ Education, and How Does Trickle Up Actually Reach the Poorest and Most Vulnerable?

2014 Burkina Hands up

Trickle Update September 2016

| Burkina Faso, Global goals, Impact, Monitoring & Evaluation, Partnerships, Refugees, Trickle Update, West Africa, Women | No Comments

Can Trickle Up Help Protect Children in West Africa?, 2030: The Year the World Ends Poverty, and New Partnership with State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees & Migration

Now all 12 months we have food. We are doing more agriculture and vegetable cultivation. Now we have stored food for the lean period and are eating fish or meat every week.

Fulmani Murmu, India

Before, I could not even buy shoes for my children. Now, I always keep a large stock of shoes because they sell faster and make more money.

Juliette Zida, Burkina Faso

Now I own a store and I can give back to my community.

Lilia Marina Tzi, Guatemala