Prosperity Catalyst

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Haitian women making candles

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Iraqi women learning how to make candles

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Linda, a Founding Catalyzer, visiting Haiti to learn more about women's needs for economic independence & safety

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Iraqi entrepreneur making candles in her home

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Our women entrepreneurs in Iraq

Will you help us catalyze change for women in distressed regions around the world? Every donation helps!

Prosperity Catalyst launches and incubates women-led businesses in distressed countries, creating opportunities for women to become empowered entrepreneurs.

We envision a world where all women have the opportunity, capacity and support to become powerful catalysts for social and economic change.


How does Prosperity Catalyst carry out this mission?

Prosperity Catalyst builds on lessons learned from economic development approaches to empower women to create an innovative approach to achieving our mission. By providing a business model that is uniquely scalable and profitable, our goal is to allow women that are extraordinarily vulnerable the opportunity to build sustainable, women-run businesses that are independently successful beyond their initial incubation period with Prosperity Catalyst. Currently Prosperity Catalyst has programs in Haiti and Iraq, where we work with war widows and women who are survivors of gender-based violence.

How does my donation help Prosperity Catalyst?

Donations of any amount will help us train women in work readiness and candle-making, as well as connect them to global markets. Your contributions will us launch a women-led business, invest in candle equipment, build partnerships, and, most importantly, build a team with the skills and passion to make this all happen.

Please join us as we catalyze change for women in Haiti, Iraq - and beyond!

If you would prefer to send a check, feel free to write a check out to "Prosperity Catalyst" and send it to 9 Waterhouse St., Cambridge, MA 02138. Your contribution can be included here to show our collective progress!

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Will you help us catalyze change for women in distressed regions around the world? Every donation helps!

EIN: 272911776

Reports: Guidestar


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