We don’t tell the community what to do, they tell us. 

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We developed over 340 public-private partnerships and trained more than 74,000 people to help them improve their livelihoods.

We supported almost 2 million people in over 8,400 communities to help them direct their own livelihoods

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We loaned or facilitated 103,058 loans worth over $502,533,000 to entrepreneurs, homeowners and small and medium enterprises.


We supported and trained 30 national government departments and over 280 local, regional or municipal governments to meet the needs of their constituent communities.

Annual Report

Global Communities 2019 Annual Report

In the Global Communities 2019 Annual Report you will learn more about how our people and partnerships are bringing to life transformative programs that improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable individuals. Our technical expertise in humanitarian assistance, financial inclusion, youth, local governance, social cohesion, WASH, economic development, agriculture, nutrition and food security, and our people’s ability to build trust in our partner communities, combine to make our work sustainable and achieve real impact.

Please click here to read our 2019 Annual Report (PDF)

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See more of our awards here.

John P. McNulty Prize Finalist - Global Communities Palestine Country Director, Lana Abu-Hijleh, was announced as Laureate for the 10th annual John P. McNulty Prize for her work helping youth in Palestine and Honduras on youth local councils.


Global Communities’ PROPEL project in South Sudan case study was recognized as one of 10 winners in the 2017 USAID Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition.

Global Communities was named Member of Year for its contributions and dedicated engagement with The SEEP Network.


Global Communities Ghana's Digni-Loo Case Study won the USAID Private Sector Engagement Award