Work for Life is a non-profit organization working to eradicate poverty by raising up entrepreneurs in developing countries. We prefer to think of the money you contribute as an investment. People like you invest in Work for Life to create a long term impact in the areas of the world that need it most.
We believe an investment in Work for Life is one of the best investments a person can make. Your investment powers the following initiatives:
Work for Life believes in multiplication. When you contribute to Work for Life, you fund a comprehensive program that puts enables a certified instructor to teach classes of 25+ prospective entrepreneurs. Many of those entrepreneurs go on to start businesses that enable them to provide for their families. In addition, many of those entrepreneurs hire employees who are also able to provide for their families. In the process, they begin to eliminate poverty, hardship and hopelessness in their communities. This in turn gives other people the hope and energy to do the same. And, their children grow up seeing their parents working; providing; fulfilling their potential.
Bottom line: We are business people who know how to stretch a dollar to make the maximum impact.
Work for Life is a non-profit organization founded by a group of business leaders in Austin, Texas with an interest in using business to help improve the lives of people living in poverty. Our entrepreneurship programs have been operating in East Africa since 2009. As we continue to see lives impacted, we are constantly on the look out for new opportunities. We are currently looking to expand into South America and South East Asia.
We have a unique opportunity to get behind our friends living in poverty and help them take action and become the solution to the problems that exist in their communities. We celebrate THEM as the change-makers. The entrepreneurs that step up and start businesses are the real heroes. Work for Life is merely a catalyst.