Global Communities' Africa programs work in partnership with local communities, governments and organizations to promote social and economic security for vulnerable and under-served populations by supporting livelihoods, promoting HIV prevention, care and treatment, providing emergency and humanitarian relief, expanding access to credit, rehabilitating infrastructure and improving health and hygiene.
With funding from Tenke Fungurume Mining, Global Communities is working with communities in the town of Fungurume to implement a long-term urbanization plan. Working with residents and local organizations, Global Communities is engaging stakeholders throughout the town in participatory processes to identify priority infrastructure needs consistent with the urbanization plan.
Global Communities is supporting livelihoods in the Somali region of Ethiopia through cooperative, community development efforts. Global Communities is also helping drought-affected communities to meet their water needs by building new wells, rehabilitating existing wells and establishing water catchment systems.
Through Boafo Microfinance Services Ltd., Global Communities is providing urban Ghanaians with access to affordable finance to enable them to pursue their business, shelter and educational dreams. Global Communities is also assisting urban residents by developing sustainable, community-based water and sanitation solutions in slum neighborhoods and providing employment and training opportunities for youth in the sanitation sector.
Global Communities is working with local partners to build their capacity to support, treat and care for individuals living with or affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic at the same time, we are working with schools in urban areas to improve students’ HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV prevention and healthy behaviors. Global Communities is also working within urban neighborhoods to mitigate conflict and violence among youth.
Global Communities is helping Liberians rebuild their economy by supporting women entrepreneurs with training, certification and education. Global Communities is also working with at-risk urban youth to build inventions for sustainable livelihoods and working with local governments and private partners to improve water and sanitation services in urban areas.
Global Communities is assisting communities and vulnerable populations affected by HIV/AIDS through prevention education, vocational training and other types of essential support. Global Communities is also helping Rwandans bolster their livelihoods by promoting the development of cooperatives, increasing access to financial services and promoting financial literacy among low-income households.
Global Communities is working in South Sudan to address needs in the areas of economic development, infrastructure creation and rehabilitation, civic awareness and participation, gender-based violence, and water and sanitation.