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GDC members are companies that distribute life-changing products to underserved households, and whose last mile sales revenue is typically below US$5 million. We’re global in scope and represent over 120 last mile distribution companies from around the world.

Facts about our members:

  • Presence in over 40 countries, with representation being strongest in East Africa
  • Mixed distribution models, with the majority (86%) working through sales agents, retail outlets (proprietary or independent) or a combination of the two
  • Early-stage, with just over 50% having started in the last 5 years and nearly 80% having an annual turnover of below US$500,000
  • Diverse product portfolios, with nearly 75% selling more than one type of product and nearly 40% selling four or more types of produc