Learn what the media has to say about our poverty alleviation work.

Featured Press

Climbing Toward Hope: How Graduation Programs Help People Rise From Extreme Poverty
The Life You can Save Blog – May 24, 2017

Truth or Truthiness: Seven Steps to Track and Share Progress and Outcomes
GuideStar Blog – May 18, 2017

Pursuing An Evidence-Based Approach To Ending Extreme Poverty
USAID Microlinks Blog – May 10, 2017

Innovative Collaboration in Mizori, Kenya
Village Enterprise Press Release – February 23, 2017

UNFCU Announces 2017 Awardees
United Nations Federal Credit Union – January 5, 2017

Passionate about Potential
Huffington Post – November 8, 2016

FitCulture Radio with Elli Tourjé
I Heart Radio – June 8, 2016

Beyond Vertical Solutions: Partnering for Transformational Impact
Huffington Post – June 7, 2016

United Nations Federal Credit Union Foundation Announces Grant to Village Enterprise
United Nations Federal Credit Union – January 5, 2016

Ugandan Broadcasters Rap the News About Village Enterprise
Newz Beats – June 21, 2015

The Power of Hope is Real, Nicholas Kristof
The New York Times – May 21, 2015

A Multifaceted Program Causes Lasting Progress for the Very Poor: Evidence from Six Countries
Science Journal – May 21, 2015

Upward Mobility for the World’s Destitute
The New York Times – May 15, 2015

America’s Farming Revolution Starts Here
Ozy – November 20, 2014

5 Career Lessons I Learned From African Entrepreneurs
Huffington Post – October 6, 2014

African Women Entrepreneurs Leading the Way in Fueling Africa’s Economic Growth
Huffington Post – September 9, 2014

Successful Ugandan Tailor Helps Mend the Fabric of Her Torn Country
A Path Appears – July 29, 2014

SMART-er Ways to Plant Profitable Crops
Next Billion Blog – June 24, 2014

Diversifying NGO Leadership
Stanford Social Innovation Review – Spring 2013

Information as a Cash Crop
Stanford Social Innovation Review – September 11, 2012

Pigs for Profit
Wisconsin Public Radio – February 13, 2012

Press Contact

Lucy Valentine Wurtz
Director of Development
(650) 303-4126

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