Africa

 

Ghana

Through Boafo Microfinance Services Ltd., Global Communities is providing Ghanaians with access to affordable finance to enable them to pursue their business, home and educational dreams. In partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, we are working to create employment opportunities for youth. At the same time, we are working with local governments and communities to improve access to water and sanitation services. In Northern Ghana, Global Communities is working to reduce poverty and improve the nutritional status of vulnerable populations.

Kenya

Global Communities is implementing the PEPFAR-funded DREAMS program which aims to help adolescent girls and young women adopt healthy behaviors and lead safe, fulfilled lives. We are also supporting the development of cooperatives under the USAID-funded EMIRGE program. Global Communities is also bolstering trade by increasing access to financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) engaged in agribusiness. 

Liberia

Global Communities is working with local governments to improve water and sanitation services in three counties.

Malawi

Global Communities is implementing the five-year Agribusiness Investment for Market Stimulation (AIMS) program to bolster trade by increasing access to financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) engaged in agribusiness in Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi. Global Communities is also providing technical support to partner banks and agribusiness SMEs, including cooperatives, farmer associations and savings and credit cooperatives.

Rwanda

Global Communities has been working in Rwanda since 2005 to support vulnerable households affected by HIV/AIDS. These programs have focused on providing health education, vocational training, support to orphans and vulnerable children, access to care and other types of critical services. Global Communities is also helping Rwandans bolster their livelihoods by promoting the development of cooperatives, increasing access to financial services, providing agricultural training and nutrition education, and promoting financial literacy among low-income households. 

Tanzania

Global Communities is implementing the five-year Agribusiness Investment for Market Stimulation (AIMS) program to bolster trade by increasing access to financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) engaged in agribusiness in Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi. Global Communities is also providing  technical support to partner banks and agribusiness SMEs, including cooperatives, farmer associations and savings and credit cooperatives.