iDE Global

Powering entrepreneurs to end poverty.

Rural entrepreneurs may be vulnerable, but they are also highly innovative and motivated.

Together, we can power their path to success.

Invest with us in the power of entrepreneurship
How do we end poverty? By powering entrepreneurs.

To provide water & sanitation.
To achieve gender equality.
To adapt to climate change.
To promote health. To build resilience.
To create inclusive markets
enabling everyone to prosper on their own terms.

Every $1 you give becomes at least $10 in increased incomes for those working to improve their standard of living. We call this multiplier effect “the power of 10.” It empowers you to activate prosperity where it’s missing in the poorest places around the world.


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    EcoVessel and iDE: Partnering for a Sustainable Future

    EcoVessel—a local Boulder, CO company—is committed to a better world and they partner with nonprofits that share the same mission. For the entire month of October, EcoVessel is dedicating 10% of their profits to iDE in solidarity of sustainability.

    October 1, 2021
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    iDE Releases 2020 Annual Report

    Despite numerous challenges last year, entrepreneurs around the world demonstrated their resilience. Meet some of those people—like Amelia in Mozambique—who were essential to keeping their local markets healthy in our 2020 Annual Report.

    September 1, 2021
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    Developing the Market Systems Resilience Index (MSRI)

    iDE has developed a tool to measure the resilience of market systems and it has already been successfully piloted in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Mozambique.

    August 4, 2021

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 ten countries on three continents, and our teams live in the provinces, districts, and villages where we work.


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Visit our new knowledge hub called WASH Markets featuring over 10 years of learnings and insights from building markets for WASH in developing countries around the world.