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Connecting philanthropists and entrepreneurs in Vietnam

When Dr Vance Gledhill had an idea for a development initiative, he turned to Action on Poverty to help him bring it to life. What began as a pilot project in a remote district of northern Vietnam is now a thriving social enterprise, lifting thousands of people out of poverty.

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Planting seeds of change in Ethiopia

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Eliminating dengue with the World Mosquito Program

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Helping kids walk for life in Bangladesh

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  • 59,100 People accessing 300 water pointsMalawi
  • 6,970 Farmers improving productivity and incomesZimbabwe
  • 610 People with increased awareness of gender equality in Son LaVietnam
  • 9,264 People participating in a regional potato projectAfrica
  • 100 Patients per day treated at an out-patient-clinicTanzania
  • 660 Women joining savings-and-loans associationsCambodia
  • 90,000 People reached through clubfoot awareness-raising campaignsBangladesh
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Our partners

Working in partnership is the most effective way to take action. It’s inclusive, sustainable, and cost-effective.

Our partners have developed innovative technologies to reduce dengue, helped children access free and effective treatment for clubfoot, and implemented award-winning models for social enterprise.

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