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Our Global Livelihood Partners

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Those most affected by climate change are those who are already economically disadvantaged

The Montpelier and Hampshire Foundations support a cadre of organizations that are helping rural communities and disadvantaged youth increase their incomes today and adapt to a changing climate.

Smallholder Farming

Rural Incomes

Livelihood Enablers

Jobs for Youth

Smallholder Farming

Smallholder Farming

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One Acre Fund
Financing and training for smallholder farmers in Africa.

myAgro
Training and helping farmers save to buy agricultural inputs in Africa.

Proximity Designs
Designing and distributing farmer products and services in Myanmar.

La Différence
Helping smallholder farmers in Rwanda access high yielding maize hybrid seeds.

Rural Incomes

Montpelier Foundation

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The BOMA Project
Supporting ultra-poor women and youth in East Africa with grants and business skills to graduate out of poverty.

Village Enterprise
Equipping first-time entrepreneurs in East Africa with resources and skills to start sustainable businesses and saving groups.

Raising the Village
Helping last-mile, rural communities in Uganda to move out of ultra-poverty and into economic self-sufficiency.

Spark Microgrants
Empowering local communities in East Africa to design and drive their own economic and civil development.

Livelihood Enablers

Montpelier Foundation

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Namati
Helping people to use and shape laws that can protect their lands and livelihoods.

Bridges to Prosperity
Building footbridges to improve linkages between rural communities and markets in Africa.

VisionSpring
Improving global access to eye glasses to support people’s vision and earning potential.

Jobs for Youth

Montpelier Foundation

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Educate!
Supporting youth in East Africa with skills-based education and entrepreneurship.

Medha
Supporting youth in northern India to start rewarding careers of their choice.

The/Nudge
Supporting youth across India with 21st-century skills and job placements.

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Global Climate Partners

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Connecticut Climate Partners

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Global Livelihood Partners