Up and Coming Superstar: Teach North Korean Refugees

Up and Coming Superstar: Teach North Korean Refugees

Categorized as: , , , , , & Tagged as: on July 1, 2017. Related Grantee: Teach North Korean Refugees.

  By Brienne Skees, Program Officer and VP of Research and Data Management Editor’s Note: A few years ago, I was beginning my adventures living and teaching English in South Korea and I came across this small nonprofit, Teach North Korean Refugees. They were a...Read more
African Entrepreneur Collective Featured in Forthcoming Book!

African Entrepreneur Collective Featured in Forthcoming Book!

Categorized as: , , , , , , on April 8, 2017. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Akilah Institute for Women, Asante Africa Foundation, Jibu, LivelyHoods, The BOMA Project, Upaya Social Ventures.

SEED PARTNER UPDATE: African Entrepreneur Collective in East Africa: Part 3    By Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to announce that our new grantee partner, African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC), will be featured in a...Read more
Education + Jobs in East Africa: Akilah Institute + African Entrepreneur Collective

Education + Jobs in East Africa: Akilah Institute + African Entrepreneur Collective

Categorized as: , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , on April 1, 2017. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, Agora Partnerships, Asante Africa Foundation, Educate Lanka, Hope for Honduran Children, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, LivelyHoods, Medha.

CATALYST AND SEED PARTNER UPDATE: Akilah Institute and African Entrepreneur Collective in East Africa: Part 2    By Suzanne Skees Editor’s note: Our family gets so excited when our partners collaborate with each other, that we get a little goofy. It feels a...Read more
What If Young African Women Defined Solutions for Their Own Lives?–Batonga Foundation Finds Out

What If Young African Women Defined Solutions for Their Own Lives?–Batonga Foundation Finds Out

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2017. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, Akilah Institute for Women, Firelight Foundation, Grameen Foundation, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, Resonate.

Editor’s note: This year, Batonga Foundation, founded and led by Grammy-award-winner West African musician and U.N. ambassador Angélique Kidjo, undertakes a targeted, data-based approach called the “Girl Roster” to survey 10-to-14-year-old girls in...Read more
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