March 2, 2021
Epifania Minja leads Pact's WORTH programming in Tanzania, helping women across the country gain skills, resources, confidence and more.
August 1, 2019
Ummi Yusuf has 11 children. Together, she and her husband, who she married when she was 18, worked hard to support them. Things changed for their family when he became ill and eventually paralyzed....
April 24, 2019
In Tanzania, young women are particularly vulnerable to HIV. Working with partners Jhpiego, EngenderHealth and the National Institute for Medical Research Mwanza, Pact is helping to build a sustained...
December 20, 2018
In 1998 in a village in the lowlands of Terai, Nepal, just south of the Himalayas, a group of 25 women came together to form a WORTH savings-led microbanking group. Building on a familiar tradition...
June 26, 2018
For many of the more than 2.5 billion adults who lack access to financial institutions, there are few viable options to save. For the past 20 years, Pact has supported more than half a million women...
June 26, 2018
It is a hot mid-afternoon in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam. You wouldn’t know it looking at the young women gathered in the two-room block house in Temeke. Seated on blue plastic chairs, the women...
March 8, 2018
One of the key building blocks of resilience is financial stability. When a family member suddenly falls ill, having access to income, particularly savings, can make all the difference. But, for many...
August 24, 2017
In Vietnam's Mekong Delta region, women have the tools and resources they need to own their future because of a partnership between Pact and Experian. Learn more about our Mekong Vitality project.
‘If people cannot eat, we will never succeed’: How integrated development is saving Liberia’s forests
April 10, 2017
With some of the richest biodiversity on the planet, Liberia's forests must be preserved. But for communities who depend on them for a living, the problem requires economic, systemic solutions.