The Caterpillar Foundation Announces $11 Million in Investments for Africa’s Future Through Water, Energy and Women

Foundation’s focus on corporate social innovation helps put people on the path to prosperity

SOURCE: Caterpillar

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The Caterpillar Foundation, supported by Caterpillar Inc., continues working to alleviate poverty worldwide, including on the African continent, through a series of investments. Since 2010 alone, corporate social innovation has driven the Caterpillar Foundation to invest $30 million in African programs that address access to clean water, energy, empowering girls and women and microfinance, as well as food and shelter. The Foundation targets investments to organizations working in areas of policy that will enable sustainable growth and development across the continent. 

Click here to see the press release with details of the investments with the ONE Campaign, charity: water and the United Nations Foundation.

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KEYWORDS: Philanthropy, Caterpillar, Caterpillar Foundation, africa, ONE Campaign, charity: water, United Nations Foundation

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