Haiti: Innovative savings scheme helps women rebuild their lives

Mireille has rebuilt her life since the earthquake, through the help of her community and an innovative micro-savings programme.

How microloans in Uganda are giving orphans a brighter future

Rosemary improved her own life with help from microloans - and now she is putting something back into her community.

"I am fending off drought threats – with bee keeping!"

The knowledge Mohamed gained from bee-keeping training has benefited the whole community as well as his family.

Unlocking people’s potential through business in Bolivia

Value Chains, Business Plans and International Markets. What do these terms mean for some of the poorest people in Bolivia?

Reviving traditions to survive drought in Kenya

“Droughts have been part and parcel of our weather for centuries, but in the last 30 years, their frequency and severity has increased,” says women's group leader Fatuma.