This 2 page brief highlights learning from the USAID-funded GRAD program that works to graduate families out of poverty.
We Help Create Lasting Market-Based Solutions to Poverty.
By focusing on self-sustaining business models with high social and economic impact, our social enterprise ventures can become important agents of change in communities with underdeveloped markets.
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What is a JITA project?
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The “Avon Ladies” of Bangladesh
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Cracking the Nut
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From dairy farmer to businesswoman
In 2004, CARE piloted a project to address the problem of highly informal rural marketing and distribution system of Bangladesh, which deprives the poor’s access to many important products, information and income generating opportunities.
CARE works in 84 countries around the world to support nearly 1,000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian-aid projects.