• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff51-100
  • Development Budget1 Million - 5 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2007
Living Goods is a social enterprise harnessing the power of micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-changing products to the doorsteps of the poor. Its goal is to build a sustainable distribution platform for products designed to fight poverty and disease in the developing world. Living Goods operates networks of independent entrepreneurs who make a living by selling medicines and products to poor people that can help improve their health, wealth, and productivity. Living Goods borrows from successful direct selling models like Avon Products etc.. The project aims to be fully self-funded at scale. They seek nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in the developing world, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, wealth, and productivity of the world’s poor. Where They Work   Over the last four years they built a network in Uganda of over 1,000 sales agents and are on their way to establishing a self-funded system for fighting disease and poverty in the developing world. With Uganda on the road to sustainability, they were ready to take what they learned and open a second country - Living Goods Kenya began operating in 2013. But they’re not only aiming to grow their own sustainable networks. They’re building the field of micro-franchising in service of the poor by breaking ground that will inspire visionary NGOs and global businesses to adapt and replicate their model. To that end they provide hands-on technical assistance to partner organizations around the world.

Where is Living Goods


Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Grant and Donor Communications Writer
    United States, United States
  • Business Development Manager
    United States, United States, United States
  • Country Director, Sierra Leone
    Sierra Leone
  • Director, Business Development & Philanthropy
    United States

Staff at Living Goods have experience in


  • reproductive health
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • finance
  • procurement process


  • world bank group
  • goal global
  • ec


  • kenya
  • united states
  • uganda
  • malawi
  • south sudan


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact Living Goods

Current staff

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  • Daniel Kessler
    Director of Marketing and Communications
    +1 415 430 3575
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Former staff

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • San Francisco
  • 220 Halleck St Suite 200B
  • Uganda
  • Kampala
  • Plot 8, Spring Road Bugolobi
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Outer Ring Road (next to KWFT) Kariobangi North


Primary sectors

Reproductive Health
Monitoring / Evaluation
Private Sector Development
Project Design
Diplomacy / Foreign Affairs
Research & Development

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