iDE is a global effort that solves poverty with profit. iDE uses market-based approach to solving poverty to create efficient and sustainable impact. It uses human-centered design to create solutions that are desirable, feasible, viable and fit the context. iDE spans offices in 14 countries, encompassing 4 social enterprises, employing nearly 1,000 people directly and indirectly through its market-based approaches in agriculture, water, sanitation, and hygiene and finance. iDE works in Africa (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia; Ghana; Mozambique and Zambia), where it has been building markets for agriculture and WASH to improve life for millions of people. In Asia, it works in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal and Vietnam, where it is increasing incomes and improving health for the most disadvantaged. In Central America (Honduras and Nicaraguea), iDE has been strengthening food security and enhancing climate resilience for small-scale farmers.
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