DIG News

Accountable Democratic Action through Social Cohesion Program – Protecting the Shelter Rights of Informal Settlers in Zimbabwe

Under the USAID-funded Accountable Democratic Action (ADA) through Social Cohesion Program, the Development Innovations Group, in close collaboration with its local partner, Dialogue on Shelter Trust, is increasing local and national decision-makers’ constitutional accountability regarding the rights of the urban poor to shelter and basic services in informal settlements across Zimbabwe. Despite being protected by …

Accountable Democratic Action through Social Cohesion Program – Protecting the Shelter Rights of Informal Settlers in Zimbabwe Read More »

Helping Major Hotels Reduce Plastic Use to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution

Under the USAID-funded Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP), DIG is managing a portfolio of 30 grantees implementing solid waste management and recycling activities to reduce marine plastic pollution in Asia. One such grantee, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has assisted 20 major hotels in Vietnam with establishing voluntary targets to reduce their plastic …

Helping Major Hotels Reduce Plastic Use to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution Read More »

DIG awards $5.5 million in grants under Municipal Waste Recycling Program to 30 organizations in Asia to combat ocean plastic pollution and GHG emissions

Under the USAID-funded Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP), DIG has awarded $5.5 million in grants to 30 qualified organizations developing innovative and scalable solid waste management and recycling projects that also promote social inclusion, empower women and youth, generate jobs and economic growth, and strengthen resilience. The MWRP is designed to reduce land-based sources of …

DIG awards $5.5 million in grants under Municipal Waste Recycling Program to 30 organizations in Asia to combat ocean plastic pollution and GHG emissions Read More »

Rebati Fund and Accountable Democratic Action for Social Cohesion Program achieve important milestones

Under the Haiti Rebati Fund, financed by the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), DIG has fully disbursed the USD 8 million in committed loan funds to SOFIHDES ( Société Financière Haïtienne de Développement S.A.). Throughout 2020, DIG has worked with SOFIHDES to ensure that the Rebati portfolio remains in good standing and viable …

Rebati Fund and Accountable Democratic Action for Social Cohesion Program achieve important milestones Read More »

USAID extends the Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Program

USAID has extended the Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Program, under which DIG serves as a subcontractor to DAI, Inc. DIG plays an instrumental role under KIWASH, having incubated 231 WASH enterprises in nine counties throughout Kenya with targeted technical assistance and training. Through DIG’s work, WASH enterprises have accessed first-time commercial financing, …

USAID extends the Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Program Read More »

DIG Working with MSH on 5-Year Health and WASH Project in Malawi

The Development Innovations Group is pleased to announce that it will be leading the WASH component on the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Organized Network of Services for Everyone’s Health (ONSE) project in Malawi as a subcontractor to Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The five-year, USD 92.9 million project will support the Government of …

DIG Working with MSH on 5-Year Health and WASH Project in Malawi Read More »

DIG Awarded USAID-funded Municipal Waste Recycling Program in Asia

USAID Washington recently awarded the Development Innovations Group (DIG) a four-year prime contract to implement the Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP). This USD 9 million program – funded through a Congressional directive and awarded under the Making Cities Work IDIQ small business set-aside – signifies an important investment on the part of USAID to address …

DIG Awarded USAID-funded Municipal Waste Recycling Program in Asia Read More »

DIG Reaches Major Milestone with the Signature of a $9 Million Loan to Haitian Finance Instituion, Le Levier Federation

The Development Innovations Group (DIG) is pleased to announce that Le Levier Federation, the federation of credit unions in Haiti, has signed a loan agreement with DIG and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).   With this $9 million loan from DIG’s Rebati Fund and its more than half a million members, Le Levier will be able …

DIG Reaches Major Milestone with the Signature of a $9 Million Loan to Haitian Finance Instituion, Le Levier Federation Read More »