1

We believe that by investing in people, we can build individual and community capacity. This is the best way to strengthen civil society – both locally and globally


2

Our giving is focused on ensuring that the right relationships and infrastructure is in place to help move commitment to action


3

By creating and strengthening institutions in civil society we enable people from different sectors to address critical issues constructively


4

Many of the groups we support work in particularly difficult or dangerous situations; their perseverance helps us ensure our programs are focused, responsive, and address the lived needs on the ground


5

On each visit, we come away more impressed with the quality of community members on the ground, their talent and creativity, their energy and determination – often in the face of overwhelming odds