Spotlight on Rebecca: Woman Entrepreneur from Kitale, Kenya

3CF partners with Village Enterprise in the Kitale area of western Kenya to help rural women living below the poverty line start small businesses that graduate them and their households out of extreme poverty.   Neighborhood women with similar business interests join into groups of 3 entrepreneurs to establish each new business. ...

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Amidst Earthquake Destruction & Fuel Crisis, Hoste Hainse Pushes for Education

Tuesday, December 1st was a big day for the teams at Hoste Hainse and 3rd Creek Foundation (3CF). We were out the door of our Kathmandu residences by 4:30am and on our way to two remote villages in the north of Sindupalchowk District. 

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3CF Site Visit: Hoste Hainse, Nepal

Last month, I visited 3rd Creek Foundation partner organization, Hoste Hainse, in Nepal. Hoste Hainse is a unique, locally led Nepali organization that we have supported since 2007 which delivers education and income generation services to the ultra-poor in marginalized communities throughout Nepal.

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Village Enterprise 5th Innovation Summit a Huge Success

3rd Creek Foundation has partnered with Village Enterprise since 2013, helping fund women-owned microbusinesses in rural Western Kenya. Dianne Calvi, CEO of Village Enterprise contributed the following blog entry, reflecting on the organization's 5th Annual Innovation Summit, an event designed to identify improvements and enhance the Village Enterprise poverty alleviation model.

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