Global Communities is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. Development is not something we do for people; it is something we do with them. They believe that the people who understand their needs best are the people of the community itself.

Global Communities has existed for 60 years. Most recently the were known as CHF International and, before that, the Cooperative Housing Foundation. The began in 1952 as the Foundation for Cooperative Housing.

Global Communities currently works in more than 20 countries around the world in AfricaAsiaEurope & the CaucasusLatin America & the Caribbean and the Middle East.