Actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a photo opportunity for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles This Kenyan Girl Wants to Go to School - How will you help? An apprentice dusts a bucket in his stall at the new market, Nya South Sudan Nyamlel Kenya-130201-087

Actor Barkhad Abdi signs on as Adeso’s first Goodwill Ambassador

This Kenyan Girl Wants to Go to School – How will you help?

Skills training in South Sudan

Our livelihood and vocational training programs work to break the cycle of poverty by providing communities with technical and entrepreneurial skills.

South Sudan Nyamlel

We work closely with local communities to rebuild local economies, focusing not only on immediate needs but also on long-term priorities.

North Eastern Kenya

We work with communities to improve access to safe drinking water and to promote good hygiene and sanitation practices.

126,510people helped through Cash for Work programs. The projects that people built and fixed helped their communities and regions–thousands upon thousands more.
580,466people assisted through direct cash grants, often in emergency settings.