Nila’s Story: JAAGO’s Training in Coding Re-Programs Her Outcomes

Nila’s Story: JAAGO’s Training in Coding Re-Programs Her Outcomes

Categorized as: , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , on January 28, 2017. Related Grantees: Akilah Institute for Women, Digital NEST, Medha, One Laptop Per Child, The School Fund.

By Suzanne Skees JAAGO: Extending Quality Education for All Born into a lineage of poverty in the slums of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, Nila might have followed in her parents’ footsteps for a lifetime of arduous manual labor and chronic hunger. However,...Read more
2016 Annual Report: Our Latest Partners + Our Daring Plan

2016 Annual Report: Our Latest Partners + Our Daring Plan

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Editor’s note: Winter brings snow, candles, family, and festivities–for some. For others, the long nights strike the loneliest chord and the cold days bring too little comfort and food. We join you, our friends and collaborators in our quiet, ongoing...Read more
Two of Our Powerful Poverty-Partners Join Forces: Freedom from Hunger + Grameen Foundation

Two of Our Powerful Poverty-Partners Join Forces: Freedom from Hunger + Grameen Foundation

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This article is reprinted from Next Billion, a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise. NextBillion chronicles new trends in market solutions to...Read more
This Job May Have Saved Her Life: Jamuna from Upaya Social Ventures

This Job May Have Saved Her Life: Jamuna from Upaya Social Ventures

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Editor’s note: Five years in, our partner Upaya Social Ventures relentlessly proves the power of a job. Our video series on the work of our partners continues. Tune in next time to meet an innovative bilingual school that brings Israeli and Palestinian children...Read more