Wealth disparity is one of the greatest drivers of inequality globally, impacting aspects of life from health to political power. Projects led by our Fellows focus on leveling the economic playing field: supporting grassroots business development, job creation, and community investment.
Fellows developing world-class solutions to fighting wealth disparity
invested by Echoing Green in innovative economic development solutions
organizations helping shape the economic future of communities globally
countries impacted by innovative economic solutions
We Empower Opportunity Drivers
One Acre Fund levels the playing field for African farmers, providing training on finances, agriculture, and seed and fertilizer delivery.
Read Andrew's story
Through a mobile app, Tala provides fast, personalized loans to approved borrowers, building digital credit history.
Read Shivani's story
Shining Hope for Communities is improving health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls in the Kenyan slum of Kibera.
Read Kennedy's story
Through business education and leadership programs, Mercado Global helps rural Latin American women access markets and become entrepreneurs.
Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez
Hot Bread Kitchen creates economic opportunity for immigrant women in the U.S. through job-readiness training for careers in food.
Sara Day Evans
Accelerating Appalachia weaves together workforce development, environmental protection, and social justice to accelerate a regenerative, socially-just economy.
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