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Every entrepreneur needs a coach.

People start a business because they’re excited by an opportunity to grow, do something different, hope for something better. But the path is extra challenging for our clients who live in developing economies. iDE mitigates their risk, and we’re there when they run into challenges.

HOW ENTREPRENEURS SUCCEED
Always innovating

iDE has been putting business to work in the poorest locations for more than three decades, using market based solutions to change the incomes and livelihoods of millions of people around the globe.

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.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT IDE

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    Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Needs to Start at Home

    "Before promoting women’s empowerment abroad, NGOs should ensure that their own staff and operations reflect gender development goals." - Rachel Rose, iDE Research and Evaluation Specialist, shares her opinion with Business Fights Poverty on taking action towards gender development goals within organizations.

    March 11, 2019
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    We're sharing our secrets in WASH

    “Critical for our own continued learning, even though it was not required by any donor, we decided we needed to write down, analyze, and reflect on the body of experience and evidence from our sanitation marketing program,” said Yi Wei, iDE Global Director of WASH. Explore iDE's new WASH Knowledge Hub. 

    April 30, 2019
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    iDE joins Agritech Expo in Zambia

    "My vision for the agricultural sector in Zambia is that smallholder famers become deliberate participants in the production, marketing and value chain development and that they prosper as a result," said iDE Country Director in Zambia Sylvester Kalonge.

    March 22, 2019

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.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM

Are you a WASH development professional?

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.