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ADB (Asian Development Bank)


ADB s vision is an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Despite the region s many successes it remains home to two thirds of the world s poor 1.8 billion people who live on less than $2 a day with 903 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day. ADB is committed to reducing poverty through inclusive economic growth environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.Based in Manila ADB is owned by 67 members including 48 from the region. Its main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue loans equity investments guarantees grants and technical assistance.

Type: Bank Geography: Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services


Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

United States of America

Innovations for Poverty Action is a nonprofit dedicated to discovering what works to help the world s poor. IPA fight poverty with innovation evidence and action rigorously evaluating programs in order to understand what interventions are most cost effective. They work around the world in the areas of agriculture education health finance governance social protection and post conflict recovery. They have over 400 projects completed or underway in 51 countries.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services


The Nature Conservancy

United States of America

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.How do we achieve this? With the help of our many partners from individuals and governments to local nonprofits and corporations.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Global Impact: