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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

With 10% of the world's population living in extreme poverty, MetLife Foundation and Trickle Up are committed to building economic and social opportunities for marginalized people.

Recipe for Year One

A little luck, a bunch of gratitude, a big dose of inspiration and a pinch of fun

Giving Forward

Our participants from across the world share their experiences with Trickle Up programs and the resilient pathways they were able to forge to transform their situations.

Dia Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas

On International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we joined MetLife Foundation to reaffirm our commitment to the social & economic inclusion of indigenous communities.

The case for teaching women to fish

In a guest column for Devex, we make the case for how complex problems, like extreme poverty, deserve multi-faceted solutions.

Meet Mariela

In Guatemala, Mariela revisits her business model and finds a new way to support her family through the pandemic with Trickle Up's small business support.

Panel: Addressing the Gender Digital Divide — Innovation in Kamwenge

Spotlighting the EQUALS Digital Literacy Project with a discussion on the creation of the digital literacy curriculum, project implementation, and impact.

Empowering Women Farmers

With philanthropic support from the Walmart Foundation, we’re working with 1,000 women as they build sustainable and resilient livelihoods through agriculture in Odisha, India.

In Memoriam: Leah Berkowitz (Nchabeleng)

It is with heartfelt sadness, that Trickle Up bids farewell to Leah Berkowitz Nchabeleng, a beloved member of our staff from 2019 until her passing.

Panel: Building Women's Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

On IWD we commemorated women's agency and resilience. And we discussed what's next at the intersection of gender & poverty alleviation with a panel of experts.

Harnessing Local Power for Change in Guatemala

Trickle Up was named one of 19 organizations receiving a 2022 grant from UNFCU Foundation. The grant will fund the next phase of Desde el Poder Local.

¡FUERTE! Innovación económica para mujeres indígenas

MetLife Foundation y Trickle Up impulsan el empoderamiento de las mujeres más vulnerables, para que puedan alcanzar una salud financiera estable y sean resilientes económicamente.