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    Hand in Hand fights poverty with jobs. Network-wide, we nurture the creation of more than 1,150 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

    1.99 million members trained

    Infographic: 1.16 million businesses started

    1.98 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

    11 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 and Kenya. We also have support offices in the UK, Sweden and the US

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    Meet the team

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

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