The leading voice of the small and growing business sector.

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About ANDE
A global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in developing economies.

ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, we believe that SGBs can help lift countries out of poverty.

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Open funding opportunities

The USAID-ANDE Guatemala Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (GEDI) Fund aims to develop a coordinated set of expanded business support services for entrepreneurs to grow to access capital and markets in Guatemala. This call for concept notes closes on December 15.

The Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund aims to use grant capital to test models for increasing investment into women-led SGBs in emerging markets. This call for concept notes closes on December 23.

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ANDE Updates

We're exploring how ANDE members in East and Southeast Asia navigate through the digital world in our new video series ‘Exploring Digitalization Journeys.’

We featured ANDE members and their entrepreneurs in our communications series ‘Exploring Digitalization Journeys’. This blog meets entrepreneurs of Mercy Corps Indonesia, an international non-profit organization founded in 1979 that has helped people in vulnerable areas; 42 countries and has helped more than 19 million people improve their quality of life.

ONOW, Myanmar

We featured ANDE members and their entrepreneurs in our communications series ‘Exploring Digitalization Journeys’. This blog meets ONOW Myanmar, a social enterprise committed to delivering financially sustainable positive change in the lives of the entrepreneurs they work with, to hear how they digitally support entrepreneurs in Myanmar.

COVID-19 and the SGB sector

Given the importance of SGBs to economic growth and job creation, supporting these businesses must be a critical part of the global recovery. To support our members and the overall SGB sector during the ongoing crisis, ANDE is working to understand and meet our members’ evolving needs, providing relevant resources and a platform for sharing adaptation strategies.

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