Creating opportunities

Unity In The Foothills CT is a leading international nonprofit with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. We design proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support, skills, and confidence they need to lift themselves out of poverty and achieve their potential.

A big vision for big change

Unity In The Foothills CT envisions a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential. Our approach is grounded in the conviction that people living in poverty can be agents of change if they are empowered with the tools, skills, and hope they need to change their lives.

What makes Unity In The Foothills CT unique

Data-driven innovation

Unity In The Foothills CT continuously innovates, tests, and strengthens its solutions to maximize its effectiveness.

Community engagement

Unity In The Foothills CT develops solutions in partnership with communities, building trust, and making it a priority to meet local needs.

A holistic approach

Poverty is complex and multifaceted, and it demands holistic solutions. Unity In The Foothills CT’s programs are designed to address poverty’s many dimensions.

Sustainable solutions

Unity In The Foothills CT takes a business approach to ending poverty, using social enterprise models to recover costs and accelerate impact at scale.

Our values


We approach our work with honesty and integrity.


We innovate and iterate to improve our impact.


We foster inclusion to reach those who need it most.


We strive for effectiveness to better serve people in poverty.