Challenges Worldwide

We grow enterprises in emerging economies

Founded in 1999 Challenges Worldwide is a recognized global development charity.  Our vision for a world without poverty relies upon ongoing sustainability and catalysing socio-economic growth in emerging economies through delivering support to SMEs.


We scale the ability of individual enterprises to contribute to connected value chains by:


The people who start and run enterprises


The skills of the people who work for enterprises


Enterprises to opportunities for trade and investment

What We’ve Done


10 Years

10 Countries

1500 Learners


18 Years

40 Countries

2500 SMEs


  • Strategy for new markets!

    “I felt the impact of the Challenges Worldwide programme, it changed the face of my business! Now I have a better strategy for new markets."

    Strategy for new markets!
    Kwabena Danso
  • Our work together in recent years has grown considerably with both organisations committed to quality in all that we do and the unique impact that Challenges make, not only for learners but most importantly the communities they work in across the globe, is something we at CMI are so pleased to be able to support.” 

    Matt Roberts
    Head of Educationa Partnerships and Customer Services

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