1,767,093 jobs so far

Hand in Hand fights poverty with jobs. Network-wide, we nurture the creation of almost 1,000 jobs a day, seven days a week

By the numbers

We help grassroots entrepreneurs with a combination of social mobilization, business training, microfinance and links to bigger markets

Infographic: 1.16 million members trained

1.25 million members trained

Infographic: 1.16 million businesses started

1.24 million businesses supported

Infographic: Lives improved: 544,470 Every job we help create in Southern Africa benefits an average six family members – young, old and everywhere in between

9 million lives improved

Infographic: Best-in-class efficiency - 90 cents of every dollar we raise is spent on programs. On average, the UK’s 10 biggest development NGOs spend $0.80

Based on Guardian datablog charity donations list (minus FACE ratios for The Gavi Fund Affiliate and International Finance Facility for Immunisation Company)

$0.90 of every $1 spent on programs

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Where we work

Our network spans operating headquarters in India, Afghanistan, South Africa and Kenya. We also have support offices in the UK, Sweden and, as of 2014, the US

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Meet the team

Meet our co-founders, trustees, global leaders and UK staff

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