For women and families living in extreme poverty, a breakout opportunity comes from gaining the financial skills and acumen that can turn a smart idea into a reliable income. It’s the ability to send your children to school and to a doctor when they are ill. It’s eliminating the worry of providing your family’s next meal. It’s raising your voice when you’ve always been silent. It’s defying a long legacy of poverty and exclusion.
With each Trickle Up business benefiting an average of five people, we estimate that we’ve touched more than a million lives since 1979. Our methods have evolved with the times, but unchanged is our focus on people living in conditions of extreme poverty, vulnerability, and marginalization.