In the Indian cities of Pune and Bangalore, up to half of residents live in rapidly expanding slums. To address urban problems, Global Communities is working with the Caterpillar Foundation on solid waste management, recycling and employment creation in Bangalore and with the John Deere Foundation to improve the living conditions and livelihoods of communities in Pune.
Global Communities' work in Mongolia focuses on improving quality of life by supporting local entrepreneurship and facilitating employment opportunities for peri-urban and rural residents through business and cooperative development.
Global Communities programs in Afghanistan focused on providing much needed assistance to vulnerable households through improvements in shelter and livelihoods.
From 2005 - 2010, Global Communities programs in Indonesia focused on emergency response and long-term recovery for disaster-affected communities in Aceh, Java and Padang.
After the devastating floods in 2010, Global Communities assisted with the post-flood recovery by providing durable shelters to flood-affected families.
Global Communities responded to the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan by helping local artisans who work from home to repair their houses and provided essential working materials to that they could resume production.