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
The Story of Ending Poverty in the Least Likely Place

The Story of Ending Poverty in the Least Likely Place

Categorized as: , , , , , , on January 7, 2017. Related Grantees: African Entrepreneur Collective, Agora Partnerships, Firelight Foundation, Freedom From Hunger, Grameen Foundation, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, LivelyHoods, Upaya Social Ventures.

  Editor’s note: Our partners at The BOMA Project believe fiercely in the potential of a mother’s love and intelligence and have found practical ways to get mothers to work in a rural region of Kenya where few jobs exist. Can BOMA really alleviate...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