Give Back. Empower. Sustain.

I want my life dedicated to serving people. What started as simply church missions trips through my leadership teams as a child developed into a deep passion for empowerment and change.  I even devoted my college career to the study of cultures and community organizing to empower others, and received a degree in Global Studies. My aim is to spend an entire lifetime learning and listening to those around me, so that my position of influence serves in a way that creates change.

During these extensive studies of people, systems and perpetuations of poverty or oppression, I developed a strong interest in Foreign Aid programs. I questioned the effectiveness and sustainability of many programs used by governments, organizations and churches. This curiosity led to a 2-year research project about the Foreign Aid System on why it creates dependency, and perpetuates poverty, in which I wrote over 150 pages on the subject.

My vision is to one day create a global network of people who are passionate about seeing change happen in an empowering and sustainable way. There are so many amazing companies, organizations and collective people who are doing powerful things, but could have an even greater impact when working together.

For any of you who share similar passions, or those of you who may just be curious to learn more, please send an email at info@profit4poor.com (or using the form at the bottom of this post) to find out what you can do to help partner with Profit4Poor in this issue.  

Check out my list below of some organizations and programs I have found to be both empowering, sustainable- and most importantly are effective. 

Leave a comment of any others you think I should add to this list, or if you’d like to discuss why I didn’t include some others.

Acts of Mercy Making a difference that counts.

The Adventure Project Let’s end poverty. One job at a time.

Aid Watch Just asking that aid benefit the poor.

The California Endowment Health happens here.

Cash on Delivery A new approach to foreign aid.

Center for Global Development Independent research & practical ideas for global prosperity.

Dalberg: Global Development Advisors A strategic advisory firm that works to raise living standards in developing countries and address global challenges.

Haiti Transformed To partner with Haitians to see local leaders and the church mobilized to affect every sphere of society and ultimately transform their nation with the Gospel of Jesus.

Heifer International Pass on the gift. Together we have power over hunger and poverty.

Kiva.org Loans that change lives.

Kiva’s Field Partners

For any of you who share similar passions, or those of you who may just be curious to learn more, please send an email at info@profit4poor.com (or using the form at the bottom of this post) to find out what you can do to help partner with Profit4Poor in this issue.  

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