“Women reinvest 90% of every dollar earned into their families’ education, health and nutrition”
– Harvard Business Review, 2013
Many factors contribute to the cycle of poverty. These prevent people being able to improve their lives without help. For the women supported survival is doubly difficult because they also have to bear the brunt of family responsibilities, making it hard to seek employment. Women and girls have little opportunity to help support themselves and their families. They consequently make up 70% of the world’s poor. Learn more about where we work here.