Friendship Bridge

Yolanda’s Story

Yolanda runs an artisan cooperative in Guatemala. She is a client of GP’s partner, Friendship Bridge, which provides finance, education and health services.

Tags: Friendship Bridge   Guatemala   Women-Centered Finance with Education   

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.

Tags: annual luncheon   donation   Friendship Bridge   Greenlight Planet   philanthropy   World of Opportunity   

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.

Tags: Ecuador   Espoir   Friendship Bridge   Guatemala   health   health services   Health Services Fund   Latin America   microfinance   Nicaragua   Pro Mujer in Nicaragua   sustainable health   village bank   women's health   

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.

Tags: Friendship Bridge   Guatemala   Latin America   microfinance   women's empowerment   

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.

Tags: Friendship Bridge   FUNDEA   Guatemala   impact journeys   Latin America   travel   

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).

Tags: Friendship Bridge   Guatemala   health services   Health Services Fund   Latin America   rural health