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people with increased net income and savings in 2016

Fact Sheet

Mines to Markets in the Democratic Republic of Congo

October 5, 2015
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, vast natural resources in minerals offer communities the prospect of real economic benefit, but their high value also attracts unregulated exploitation....
Fact Sheet

WORTH's global reach

July 30, 2015
WORTH's global reach describes Pact’s award-winning WORTH program, which brings together groups of women and older girls and uses a combination of literacy training, community banking and...
Report

Unconflicted: Conflict-free mining in the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi

July 15, 2015
Throughout Africa’s Great Lakes region, the international community has closely watched, and regulated, the extraction and sale of conflict minerals – tin, tungsten tantalum (3Ts) and gold – in the...
Fact Sheet

Pact Global Microfinance Fund

April 30, 2015
Pact Global Microfinance Fund is Myanmar's largest microfinance institution, improving the financial security of almost 1 milion people to-date through credit, savings and contingency fund resources...
Report

Breaking the chain: Ending the supply of child-mined minerals

October 1, 2013
Across the world, 168 million children are engaged in work that deprives them of their childhood. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, artisanal and small-scale mining...
Handbook

Pact standards for programs serving vulnerable children

September 30, 2013
Pact's standards for programs serving vulnerable children is intended to increase development practitioners’ knowledge and understanding of Pact’s standards for these programs, how they can be...

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