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Fighting Poverty, One Business at a Time.

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Description: The Trickle Up Program is an international non-profit organization dedicated to reducing poverty by providing low-income people around the world with the opportunity to create their own micro-enterprises.
Breaking the Cycle of Extreme Poverty for Over 30 Years As Niamoye explains, “The money comes from my business and I have the power to give loans to my husband." The Chocolate Makers of Santa Rosa Chivité: Looking Back on 5 Years of Progress
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Page title:Breaking the Cycle of Extreme Poverty for Over 30 Years
Keywords:Trickle up, poverty, women, empowerment, microgrant, microfinance, grants, nonprofit, NGO, Asia, Africa, Central America, Burkina Faso, Mali, Nicaragua, Guatemala, India, West Bengal, disability, indigenous
Description:Trickle Up empowers people living on less than $1.25 a day to take the first steps out of poverty, providing them with resources to build sustainable livelihoods for a better quality of life. In partnership with local agencies, we provide training and seed capital grants to launch or expand a microenterprise and savings support to build assets. We empower the world's poorest people to develop their potential and strengthen their communities. We pursue this goal in a way that encourages innovation and leadership, maximizes resources and promotes communication and cooperation among all Trickle Up constituencies.