Yolanda runs an artisan cooperative in Guatemala. She is a client of GP’s partner, Friendship Bridge, which provides finance, education and health services.
Almost 700 of our friends and supporters attended World of Opportunity, our 13th annual luncheon on Thursday, October 29, 2015! Thanks to their generosity, we were able to reach our $150,000 matching challenge and raise over $554,000! This will directly support our research into promising new solutions that can change the lives of millions of people living in poverty.
Over the past few years, Global Partnerships (GP) has been working closely with several partner organizations to develop their efforts to deliver health services in a financially sustainable way. GP has worked with five partners in five countries since 2011 to design, implement and scale sustainable business models.
Crowding together, we squeezed inside of Michaela’s stall. Colorful hand-woven purses hung from wall to wall. Michaela, 52, and a mother of eight, beamed with pride as she spoke about the business she built against all odds.
Donor travel has become a valuable and compelling way for nonprofit organizations working on international initiatives to engage their supporters and bring them closer to the action.
We are excited to share that we have expanded our partnership with Friendship Bridge, a nonprofit microfinance institution dedicated to improving the lives of impoverished women in rural Guatemala, by adding them to our Health Services Fund (HSF).