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Entrepreneurs are everywhere.

Let’s hear it for supply chains. And micro loans. And sales agents on motorbikes. Let’s give people a chance to earn an income and buy aspirational products designed specifically for them. Let’s put our entrepreneurial spirit to work to inspire theirs.

Join us in solving global poverty
Since 1982

iDE has been putting business to work for the poor for more than three decades, using market based solutions to change the living conditions and livelihoods of millions of people around the globe.

20 Million More

We invite foundations, philanthropists, donors and social innovators to join us on a journey to transform 20 million more lives.

Become a 20 Million More Supporter

We're on a mission to develop innovative and compassionate solutions for the most pressing needs in the developing world.

Support from donors and foundations funds our efforts to directly address the parts of peoples’ lives that matter—we’re looking for what works, and you can help.

We have boots on the ground in eleven countries on three continents, and our teams live in the provinces, districts, and villages where we work.


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    WASH Team at UNC Water and Health Conference, 10-14 Oct

    iDE's WASH team will be presenting iDE's market-based approach in addressing safe water and improved sanitation at the UNC Water and Health Conference in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on October 10 - 14.

    October 07 2016
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    iDE announces Julian Wolfson as new Chief Executive for iDE Europe

    Julian joins us as a kindred spirit, willing to challenge the status quo. His background in impact investing and private sector experience in Africa and Asia make him ideal for this new leadership role.

    October 07 2016
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    The #SilentSuccess the media isn’t talking about

    The fact that humans are solving poverty globally is possibly the greatest story of our time. Yet most people are unaware of this success because the mainstream media isn’t reporting on the power of entrepreneurship to lift people out of poverty.

    October 10 2016