iDE Global

Solving Poverty with Profit

iDE is a global effort that spans offices in 14 countries, encompassing 4 social enterprises, employing over 1,000 people directly, and indirectly enabling many more through our market-based approaches in agriculturewater, sanitation, and hygiene; and finance

iDE’s values: Poor women and men have the right to a secure livelihood. Markets are the most powerful force for significant, widespread and lasting impact on rural prosperity. The rural poor are customers, producers, and entrepreneurs. We listen to and learn from the people we work with. ¶ We value innovation and entrepreneurship.We are results-oriented, aiming for significant impacts for large numbers of people. We strive for economic, social, and environmental equity and sustainability.

Latest news and articles

Flood risk communication through mural art

Knowledge into Use recipient, Youth Innovation Lab (YIL), works to bridge technology gaps and empower communities for resilient futures.

GRP Leadership Transition

Nathanial Matthews, CEO of GRP, shares an update about the next step in his career journey.

Advancing equity through food systems transformations

The Seeding equity in African food systems SARA working group shares their insights from a collaborative dialogue between development organisations and funding partners.

Embracing informality: A crucial element in crafting equitable urban resilience

Learn how the Southern African Resilience Academy’s Informality and Equitable Urban Resilience Working Group synthesised research and practice to examine how informality influences urban resilience.

Job opportunity: Senior Programme Manager for the Resilience Hub at COP29

We are looking for a consultant to manage the planning and operational delivery of the overall Resilience Hub programme for COP29. Apply by 05 March 2024.