Locally-led non-profits and the communities involved have the expertise and knowledge to tackle the social injustices in their local setting. These NGOs are the first to respond, last to leave, and are responsible for 70% of all impact in development cooperation. However, they directly receive only 2% of the total global aid budget.
Imagine how much impact can be made, if locally-led NGOs would receive more than this marginal 2%! That is exactly our ambition! In three years’ time we hope to:
This approach is unique in the Netherlands. With additional funding, locally-led nonprofits can improve more lives right away. It means more impact for less budget in less time.
Your donation directly benefits people living below the poverty line. The online projects show that an average of €15 can support one person with a sustainable solution on income, climate or advanced education.
That is how each donation improves lives.