The End of Extreme Poverty
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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

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“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.

See our Impact
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Participants since 1979
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Local and Global Partners
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It Takes Time

| Extreme Poverty, India, Savings & Self-Help Groups, Women | No Comments

By Bill Abrams Trickle Up President “The secret ingredient in every story is time,” a friend who was a very successful television writer once told…

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Trickle Update July 2016

| Central America, Disability Inclusion, India, Savings & Self-Help Groups, Trickle Update, Women | No Comments
It Takes Time By Bill Abrams Trickle Up President “The secret ingredient in every story is time,” a friend who was a very successful television writer once told me. That observation was on my mind recently when I traveled in West Bengal, India, to visit two Trickle Up groups in the Manbazar district, a rural area where extreme poverty is epidemic. I met with two Trickle Up self-help groups (women who meet weekly to save, give loans to one another, and share advice), one that had started Trickle Up just...
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Trickle Update June 2016

| Central America, Extreme Poverty, Graduation Approach, Impact, Indigenous Populations, Partnerships, Refugees, Trickle Update | No Comments
IN ENGLISH How Does Trickle Up Work with Indigenous Communities in Latin America? A Q&A with Jorge Coy Trickle Up Americas Regional Representative 1) Why does Trickle Up focus on indigenous populations in Latin America? In Latin America especially, indigenous populations have been historically excluded. Local and national governments don’t provide them with basic services and they are directly affected by armed conflicts, which has caused destruction of the social fabric. The mission of Trickle Up is to reach the poorest and provide them with options and opportunities to leave...
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Can Smartphones Help the Poorest Escape Extreme Poverty?

| Financial Inclusion, Graduation Approach, India, Mobile technology, Partnerships, Skills Training, Women | No Comments

By Jo Sanson Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, & Research Trickle Up is piloting a new project that will put smartphones in the hands of tens…

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