A grain of sand, given the right environment, will form a lustrous pearl. Communities scattered throughout the world have given rise to beautiful pearls – people who have grown up in these communities under harsh conditions and are providing others a path out of poverty.  They are resourceful, compassionate and dedicated, and they are leading the way to a better, kinder tomorrow. These people are our Global Pearls. Our job is to serve as a catalyst – unleashing their potential.


Our Mission

Our mission is to reduce suffering and foster hope among marginalized populations in developing countries by empowering changemakers from within.

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PURSUING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH LOCALLY-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS

Sustainable development requires letting locals take the lead from the beginning, and that is what we’re all about!   Read More.

HARNESSING THE POWER OF HOPE

One of the greatest forces for overcoming hopelessness is the belief that we are no longer alone in our struggles. Read More.

MULTIPLYING YOUR DONATIONS TO MAXIMIZE THE IMPACT

We believe in our projects, and we triple every donation to prove it! Read More.

MAKING IT PERSONAL AND REWARDING FOR OUR SUPPORTERS

We want to help forge cross-cultural experiences and connections. We want to bring the world closer to you, and you closer to the world.  Read More.

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Our Latest News

SUMMER 2020 NEWSLETTER

As the pandemic spreads, we are taking proactive steps to ameliorate the economic and medical impact. Read more.

NEPAL HAS JOINED OUR FAMILY

Jwalant Gurung is passionately committed to promoting education in rural communities damaged by the 2015 earthquake. Read more.

I’M NOT WHO I WAS 

Being chosen for a spot at Amal’s training center is like winning the lottery for marginalized women in Marrakech. Watch here.