The local church is God's strategy, and so it will always be ours.

Generous donors, like you, are leading the way as we pioneer approaches for effective, biblically based poverty alleviation through the church.

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Poverty is complex. You can help—and we can show you how.

Too many ministry leaders are frustrated with band-aid solutions to poverty. But we believe in a different approach to helping people who are poor.

We know poverty feels like an overwhelming problem. We're here to help!

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Over 500,000 copies of When Helping Hurts sold

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Equipped 30K+ churches and nonprofits worldwide

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Served over 1 million people in poverty

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Our ministry partners

We partner with trusted, kingdom-centered ministries to equip the local churches around the world, including:

Love INC
HOPE International
Compassion International
Tearfund
Prison Fellowship
Food for the Hungry Canada

Here's how we do it:

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    A biblical approach to poverty

    Helping the poor isn't just about giving them stuff. It's about healing the brokenness at the roots.

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    Resources for your ministry

    We offer tools to help you and your team think differently about poverty—and do something about it.

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    Practical training for your team

    We'll equip your team to improve an existing ministry or launch a new one using our proven curriculum.

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