Bridges to Prosperity Announced as Million Lives Club Member

Bridges to Prosperity is honored to announce that we have been selected as an official member of the Million Lives Club, an initiative that celebrates innovators and social entrepreneurs who are scaling impact in improving the lives of those living on less than $5 a day.

The Million Lives Club is comprised of three cohorts of innovators and social entrepreneurs who are improving the lives of those living on less than $5 a day:

  • MLC Vanguard: Celebrates those who have directly impacted 1,000,000+ clients with their innovations
  • MLC Voyager: Recognizes innovations expected to impact 1,000,000+ clients within 18 months
  • MLC Pioneer Highlights innovations that have scaled to meet the needs of 40%+ of their target populations.

The Million Lives Club recognizes the importance of a customer-centric focus in global development and believes that collectively highlighting social innovators that have reached transformative numbers of clients will act as a powerful platform to encourage the uptake and scaling of innovations for global good, everywhere.

“The Bridges to Prosperity family of staff, partners, and clients has worked hard for more than eighteen years to construct critical connection for over one million people, ensuring that they have safe, reliable access to markets, jobs, schools, and health clinics. Joining the Million Lives Club not only shines a light on all of that hard work, but brings visibility to the plans we have to serve millions more people in the years to come” – Avery Bang, president and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity.

The Million Lives Club seeks to nurture innovation ecosystems by recognizing innovators and social entrepreneurs whose innovations have scaled to serve 1 million customers, or are rapidly approaching this milestone. The Million Lives Club is an initiative inspired by members of the International Development Innovation Alliance (IDIA) and supported by a growing partnership of leading development organizations. For more information, visit