Enterprise Works Worldwide (EWW)

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History

1976, Washington DC (USA), in response to an initiative of US Congress and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Originally known as Appropriate Technology International (ATI). Merged with Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA) to form Entreprise Works / VITA, 2005.

Aims

Fight poverty, stimulate commerce and help broaden the base of economic growth by creating profitable, environmentally sustainable businesses with self-employed farmers and small producers in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Activities

Helps small-scale farmers and manufacturers increase productivity, expand operations, form new regional and international business links and and capture more of the value of their products. Program areas: Coffee and Tree Crops; Energy; Farming and Food Processing; Dairy and Other Livestock; Natural Products.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Business Enterprises

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

G8733

Last News Received

2005
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