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

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Developed 187 public-private partnerships and trained more than 76,000 people to help them improve their livelihoods.

Supported 2.5 million people in more than 8,900 communities,to help them direct their own lives and livelihoods

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Loaned or facilitated 105,000 loans worth $409 million to entrepreneurs, homeowners and small and medium enterprises to help them grow their businesses and support themselves and their economies


Supported and trained 12 national government departments and 280 local, regional or municipal governments to meet the needs of their constituent communities.

Annual Report

Global Communities 2017 Annual Report

Each year, Global Communities continues to adapt and change in order to lead in our many areas of expertise. In this year’s annual report, we highlight some of our latest awards and innovations including our new design for affordable, easy-to-install and dignified latrines in Ghana. We talk about ways in which we have built resilience through agriculture in the Syrian Conflict; assisted local governments in exercising their power and responsibilities in Ukraine; helped youth in Ghana and Jordan prepare for the labor market and job placement; and much more.
Please read our 2017 Annual Report below, available in both print and interactive formats.

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See more of our awards here.

Global Communities Liberia received the Golden Image Award from the Government of Liberia for contributions made during the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa.


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.