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
Unleashing Potential of Latin-American Entrepreneurs: Agora Partnerships

Unleashing Potential of Latin-American Entrepreneurs: Agora Partnerships

Categorized as: , , , , , , on November 26, 2016. Related Grantees: Batonga Foundation, Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Jibu, LivelyHoods, The BOMA Project, Upaya Social Ventures, Working Capital for Community Needs.

Editor’s note: See how our job-creation partner Agora Partnerships builds jobs such as: recycling waste into fertilizer in Guatemala, distributing children’s books, increasing access to banking, and other startups that build jobs and strengthen the...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
Healthy Family = Happy Family

Healthy Family = Happy Family

Categorized as: , , , & Tagged as: , , on October 1, 2016. Related Grantees: Firelight Foundation, Food for the Poor, Freedom From Hunger, Grameen Foundation.

Editor’s note: Our dedicated partners at Gardens for Health International in East Africa combine health education with gardening inputs and training, to empower parents of malnourished children to change their families’ outcomes with the harvesting of...Read more