Lasting Results

We're building a more prosperous and inclusive future for all in the most effective way.

The Cuso International Effect

We know that change starts with sharing what you know. That’s why we’ve been sharing the skills needed to create long-lasting change for 60 years and counting. Generations of people in more than 100 countries have benefited from training, mentoring and support to hone their abilities. In turn, they become the teachers—training, mentoring and supporting countless others.

“Women do most of the family farming. We are the ones feeding our families.” Madame Sabine is mentoring other women farmers on climate-resilient farming techniques thanks to training from volunteer Nelly Rakotozafy.

365 days of impact


people have benefited from Cuso International programs and partnerships.


donors, staff, partners and volunteers have worked together to make a difference.


of participants are women and girls, the most vulnerable members of society.

We believe in the long-term. Long-term partnerships. Long-term volunteer placements. Long-term results. We work on today's most important development issues and deliver significant and lasting change. And we've been doing this for 60 years. How? By equipping people with the tools to create local economic opportunity, gender equality and better health through education, empowerment and enabling environments.

“I gained self-confidence during my training and it pushed me to start the biggest cassava plantation in my community. I advise women not to be limited by cultural expectations of what a woman can or cannot do.”

Jacinta Dickson, Nigeria

Invest in a more prosperous tomorrow

Your support helps more people access skills and create opportunity to end poverty and inequality. Brighter futures start with you.