Transforming Education in Haiti through Leadership Training

Transforming Education in Haiti through Leadership Training

Categorized as: , , , , , , & Tagged as: , on February 19, 2017. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, Akilah Institute for Women, Asante Africa Foundation, Educate Lanka, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, Medha, Teach North Korean Refugees, The School Fund.

By Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director  Editor’s note: When you think of the small Caribbean island nation of Haiti, you might think of devastating earthquakes and hurricanes, crumbling infrastructure and intergenerational poverty. Or you might think of...Read more
“Nothing Without Women:” Elections in Central Africa

“Nothing Without Women:” Elections in Central Africa

Categorized as: , , , , , , & Tagged as: , on June 17, 2016. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, Akilah Institute for Women, Asante Africa Foundation, Grameen Foundation, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, Resonate.

Editor’s note: You think you have challenges as a women, either running for president or voting for one? Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), also voting this November, are banding together to demand greater government representation in a nation with...Read more
Be a Hummingbird: Using Story to Heal East African Women

Be a Hummingbird: Using Story to Heal East African Women

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , on February 21, 2016.

By Suzanne Skees We’re happy and honored to have helped support the production of this brand-new video that explains the work of Resonate Workshops, an organization serving Rwanda and Uganda that is distinctly brave, local, feminine, and tenaciously hopeful . ....Read more
AGE Africa Supports Girls in Malawi with Education, Job Skills, & Leadership

AGE Africa Supports Girls in Malawi with Education, Job Skills, & Leadership

Categorized as: , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , , on December 10, 2015.

  Our partner AGE Africa creates a brighter future for rural women by education and providing opportunities for rural girls in Malawi.    By Suzanne Skees for Skees Family Foundation Our foundation is constantly striving to create larger impact. While that...Read more
Students Escape Violence in Burundi at Akilah’s Rwanda Campus

Students Escape Violence in Burundi at Akilah’s Rwanda Campus

Categorized as: , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , on October 17, 2015.

As the conflict in Burundi continues, 45 students at Akilah Institute for Women may have the opportunity to continue their studies in Rwanda.    By Suzanne Skees for Skees Family Foundation As you may know, the nation of Burundi has recently fallen into chaos...Read more