Reducing Poverty Through Social Enterprise

A fresh approach to global development

“Over the past 60 years, at least $1 trillion of development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Yet real per-capita income today is lower than it was in the 1970s, and more than 50% of the population — over 350 million people — live on less than a dollar a day…”

Read the Wall Street Journal article by Dambisa Moyo, author of Dead Aid

Stop writing aid cheques!

“Developing countries don’t need an allowance. They need partners who will invest their skills and passion into the pursuit of real change.”

David Marshall

CEO of International Needs Canada, Founder of Umoja,
Author of Beyond Charity

Umoja is about social enterprise

We use proven business strategies to improve the well-being of people around the globe. But to achieve Umoja (the Swahili word for unity) we need YOU. Follow the three paths below to learn more.