Categorized as: Asia, Education, Grantees, Job Creation, Legacy Partners
Description: The Destiny Foundation works to rescue young women from sex trafficking and/or sexual exploitation and provide them with training and employment opportunities. Their goal isn’t just to pull them from a dangerous life, but to make sure they...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, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories & Tagged as: CGAP, Freedom from hunger, Impact, Resilience diaries on July 4, 2015.
The resilience diaries: Our long-term partner, Freedom from Hunger, uses journaling to understand the role of financial products in resiliency, hunger, and wellbeing of rural households in Burkina Faso, West Africa. By Megan Gash and Bobbi Gray for CGAP. This post...Read more
Categorized as: Asia, Education, Grantees, Job Creation
Description: Medha is a social enterprise that is working to train youth for the working world and life after schooling. They are trying to change the employability training paradigm in India by integrating their approach into the public sector education system. They...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, Grantees, Latin America, Legacy Partners, Poverty Alleviation
Description: Unitus used a venture-capital approach to microfinance: provided capital, technical assistance, and management training to small- to mid-sized microfinance organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin and South America. They ceased operations in 2010–read...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Education, Grantees, Legacy Partners, Middle East, U.S.
Description: V-Day is a global activist movement working to end violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery. They create global awareness and raise funds through a variety of media outlets, while...Read more