Categorized as: Africa, Education, Grantee, Job Creation, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling, Youth & Tagged as: Agriculture, Grameen Foundation, Huffington Post, Maternal healthcare, Mobile banking, Mobile technology, Technology on August 20, 2015.
Editor’s Note: Rural Africa presents changemakers with intractable challenges across sectors, but one American investor, Grameen Foundation, believes it all comes down to access to information. Grameen Foundation has invested millions to develop mobile-phone...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Grantees, Health, Latin America, Pacific Islands, Poverty Alleviation, Storytelling
Description: Freedom from Hunger worked through microfinance to bring education and healthcare services to the ultra poor, helping to empower women and families in nearly 30 developing countries. Their goal was to promote economic and social development through...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Current Partners, Education, Grantees, Poverty Alleviation
Description: IDEA4Africa was established after fifteen years of working to stimulate and catalyze young entrepreneurs in four Sub-Saharan African countries: Ghana, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. They are enabling people to participate in entrepreneurial activities and...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Grantees, Job Creation, Legacy Partners, Poverty Alleviation
Description: Lumana worked in rural Ghana to find innovative solutions for overcoming the inherent difficulties of sustainably running a microfinance program. They used a multi-pronged approach to create a solid foundation for community economic development. Lumana...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Grantees, Latin America, Legacy Partners
Description: The School Fund is dedicated to providing opportunity for impoverished students all over the world through educational scholarships. They created a person-to-person funding site which allows students in need to create personalized profiles and gives...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Education, Grantees, Job Creation, Latin America, Legacy Partners
Description: Vittana built loan programs for tertiary students in over a dozen countries. They raised funds for each student on their vibrant website. Vittana partnered with 29 microfinance and financial organizations to tailor-make programs for each particular...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Grantees, Legacy Partners, U.S.
Description: Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic university with the goal of providing a well-rounded, liberal arts education to its students. They provided the opportunity to travel abroad on Service Learning semesters. This provided students the opportunity to...Read more