Annual Reports

Our report cards don't come with good marks

They come with changed lives.

Your continued support helps us go further and take bold action to confront the systems that hold people back and help them break break free from extreme poverty.

2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

View In 2019, Trickle Up invested $8 million in 170,000 people to help them launch or expand businesses that are uplifting more than 850,000 family and community members around the globe. That means nearly a million more people in some of the poorest, most remote...

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

View 2018 has been the most important year in Trickle Up’s 40-year history. We served 160,127 people in 19 countries – more than twice the number we reached in 2017 and 13 times the level of just three years earlier. We began a major new program in Uganda and expanded...

2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

View In the fiscal year 2017, Trickle Up and our partners served 71,524 people – nearly six times the number reached in 2015. We added several countries to the Trickle Up map: Bangladesh, Chad, Mauritania, Mexico, Niger, Paraguay, Senegal, Vietnam, Zambia, and...

2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

View 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...

2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

View Our own rigorous evaluations show a similar effect: Trickle Up works. We help women and their families gain the skills, capital and community connection they need to build dignified livelihoods, earn steadier incomes, put more and better food on the table, and...

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

View In 2014, Trickle Up helped 8,185 people in five regions – an increase of more than 25% from 2013 -- start or expand businesses, learn new skills, build savings and assets, and forge powerful social bonds with one another. With about five people benefitting from...