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people with increased net income and savings in 2017

‘I have seen the light’: With Pact’s help, a Ugandan fighter puts down his weapons

November 8, 2016
Now a member of the Kaabong Peace Ambassadors, a Pact support group for reformed warriors, Peter Acia is remaking a life of peace and productivity.

For Myanmar’s rural poor, integrated development plants seeds of change

October 17, 2016
Pact is using integrated development to build food security, resilience and local capacity in Myanmar.

Photo story: Now is better than before

October 12, 2016
For members of a Pact mothers group in Gombe State, Nigeria, the present is better than the past.
Florentina Nason with her fellow WORTH group members.

In the face of disease, WORTH helps members live healthier, more secure lives

September 30, 2016
For Florentina Nason, the support of her fellow WORTH group members has made all the difference in her life and hope for the future.

In rural Nepal, Pact is using integrated development to break poverty's grip

September 29, 2016
The Sajhedari Bikaas project is solving longstanding development challenges in one of the poorest parts of the world by combining interventions that tackle governance problems, economic insecurity,...

From barely surviving to thriving: A story of two Ethiopian families

September 21, 2016
Kelemie Getnet and Zewudnesh Nuri are both mothers of three school-aged children. Though they are separated by hundreds of miles, each faced the same challenge: how to give their kids a proper...

Amid deforestation & land disputes, Pact helps Cambodians save their trees, way of life

September 1, 2016
With the country’s deforestation rate now estimated to be the fifth worst in the world, Pact is helping Cambodia to conserve its trees – for the good of the environment as well as for families who’ve...
A WORTH GROUP IN RURAL NEPAL COUNTS SAVINGS DEPOSITS.

Pact wins Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Living Progress Challenge

August 4, 2016
Pact is proud to announce that it has won Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Living Progress Challenge. From more than 400 ideas and 130 proposals from around the world, 20 submissions were chosen to move...
Sophia looks out over her pineapple garden in northern Tanzania.

One woman's journey to provide for her family

July 26, 2016
Two years ago, Sophia Stevens stood on the dusty path at the edge of her pineapple garden proudly showing off her quarter-acre plot. Every day she would walk the steep path to the garden from her...

Photo story: WORTH in Cambodia

July 19, 2016
With no income of her own, Moun Neav was struggling to feed her children. Then she joined Pact's WORTH program.

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