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Agriculture & Food Security Programming

Agriculture & Food Security Programming Global Communities’ agriculture and food security programs aim to improve livelihoods through increasing agricultural production and sales and enhancing food security …

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When One Door Closes, Another Opens: Syrian Entrepreneurs Creating New Economic Opportunities in Jordan

When One Door Closes, Another Opens: Syrian Entrepreneurs Creating New Economic Opportunities in Jordan The Alwis Brothers Co. was established in Syria in 1935 as …

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From Sex Worker to Car Washer: DREAMS Program Helping Young Women Live Empowered Lives

From Sex Worker to Car Washer: DREAMS Program Helping Young Women Live Empowered Lives This article first appeared on BBC Swahili |  By Idris Situma Twenty-three year …

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Using Evidence to Reduce Poverty in the World’s Poorest Places

Using Evidence to Reduce Poverty in the World’s Poorest Places By Milton Funes, Director of Program Impact and Learning at Global Communities This article was …

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MENA YES: Adapting and Sustaining Demand-Driven Training Programs

Adapting and Sustaining Demand-Driven Training Programs: A Case Study from the Middle East While the unprecedented transitions taking place in Middle East and North Africa …

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Allowing Refugees to Better Their Communities Results in Big Benefits

Allowing Refugees to Better Their Communities Results in Big Benefits By David Weiss, President and CEO, Global Communities This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post. …

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Building a Healthy, Prosperous and Bright Future in Rwanda

Building a Healthy, Prosperous and Bright Future in Rwanda Global Communities has been working with USAID and Feed The Future to help 125,000 Rwandans live …

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Sowing Futures Through Volunteerism in Horizontina, Brazil (video)

Sowing Futures Through Volunteerism in Horizontina, Brazil Global Communities is working with communities, youth and local institutions in Horizontina, Brazil through a participatory approach that …

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Multipurpose Cooperative Entities Challenge Cooperative Sector in Uganda

Multipurpose Cooperative Entities Challenge Cooperative Sector in Uganda By Richard Mujuni, Program Officer, DESIGN team, Uganda This article originally appeared on the Global Cooperative Learning Platform. One …

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A Day in a Life of a Cooperative

A Day in a Life of a Cooperative Matt Feldman, Visiting International Professional in Rwanda and Uganda, August 2015 Worldwide, the rural poor face similar constraints …

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Developing a Strategy to Engage Private Sector in Rwanda

Developing a Strategy to Engage Private Sector in Rwanda Marcela Valverde, Visiting International Professional in Rwanda, June-July 2015 Working with vulnerable populations in Rwanda, Global Communities …

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Community Development in Moline, IL

Community Development in Moline, IL Global Communities is funded by the John Deere Foundation in Moline. The Floreciente neighborhood was chosen for this program because …

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