People with Disabilities

The Power of International Economic Development & Inclusion

Join us on July 8 for a live virtual discussion with United States International Council on Disabilities on how economic inclusion can change lives.

Rosario's Birds

Rosario is a single mother with a hearing impairment. As a Trickle Up participant, she has built a successful business raising poultry, has collectively saved, and is expanding her ...

Enterprise & Resiliency

José Alfredo, is a ten-year-old boy with hearing disabilities in Ixcán, Guatemala. Thanks to the efforts of his mother, Catarina Jacinto, he now has hearing aids that allow him t ...

One Billion Voices Project Tapped as Top 100 Proposal for $100 Million MacArthur Grant

The project, co-founded by Trickle Up, aims to strengthen advocacy networks and collaborate with governments to build inclusive societies that empower disabled people to lead chang ...

Breaking Barriers

Trickle Up fights to get families out of the cycle of extreme poverty. With training, support, and seed capital, our approach helps women gain the tools and confidence to transform ...

Economic Empowerment for People with Disabilities Through the Graduation Approach

Lessons from Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Mexico

Alliance for Rural Inclusion

95% of households cultivated at least 5 different types of crops, increasing diet diversity.

Victoria & Selvin

After joining Trickle Up, Victoria opened a store selling chickens, which has blossomed into a thriving shop where her son Selvin, who is affected by a physical disability, is lear ...

From Exclusion to Inclusion

In 2013, 13% of Trickle Up’s participants were people affected by disabilities—including people with disabilities themselves, who pursue livelihood activities with Trickle Up s ...

The Power of Perseverance

Manuela Che can’t read or write – she never went to school as a child. She is 45 years old, married with seven children, and lives in the remote village of La Escopeta, Santa M ...

Trickle Up Works

On a recent trip to Guatemala, we visited Trickle Up participants who’ve only been engaged in our livelihoods program for 6 months. They’re already going strong and making asto ...

Outcomes Report 2014

What difference does Trickle Up make?