The Myth:

The idea that poor people need hand-outs is not only a myth but a disservice to them. Hand-outs create dependency and dependency disempowers people and continues the cycle of poverty. Identifying low-cost, income-generating technologies that can be locally produced enhances the local economy for everyone—especially the small players. Moreover, when a technology is offered through the free market it means technical assistance and customer service is available to the end-user, which improves the effectiveness and impact of the product.

Help someone Invest

Sustainable Rural Development

These words are much more easily achieved than the concept.

Income Generation

There is no more direct way to help someone overcome poverty than by offering a way for them to earn more money.

Organic Farming

Organic farming can be difficult for small hold farmers in the tropics where a failed crop can be catastrophic in terms of a family’s survival.

Nutrition and Dietary Diversity

Nutrition and dietary diversity are critical components to GCI model.

Making Markets Work for the Poor

GCI strives to exploit the free market as a means up helping people escape poverty rather than be victims of it.

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Organic farming can be difficult for small hold farmers in the tropics where a failed crop can be catastrophic in terms of a family’s survival.

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You can help us provide greenhouses and technical assistance to thousands of hard working farmers and their families with as little as $50. Choose from the categories below or send your donation as unrestricted and we will use where the need is the greatest. All donations are tax deductible.

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