Categorized as: Africa, Grantees, Job Creation, Poverty Alleviation
Description: African Entrepreneur Collective works in Rwanda. AEC is a collection of incubators, accelerators, and investment funds supporting young entrepreneurs in Africa. AEC supports existing entrepreneurs through capacity building, mentorship, and direct...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Grantees, Poverty Alleviation
Description: The Akilah Institute works to educate young women in low-income, underdeveloped areas of East Africa, with campuses in Rwanda and Burundi. They focus on building private-sector partnerships and developing curricula hand-in-hand with business...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Africa, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: CU Boulder, Depression, Hope, Jonah Hinman, Mental health, Neuroscience, Peer counseling, Stigma, Suicide, Wendy Leonard on June 23, 2018.
Editor’s Note: All around the world, members of our human family are suffering a silent epidemic of depression that decimates purpose, destroys relationships, and can even take one’s life. Our family experienced the deepest loss we’ve ever known when, in April...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Grantees, Health, Legacy Partners, Storytelling
Description: Gardens for Health International works to provide sustainable agricultural solutions for chronic childhood malnutrition throughout Rwanda. They target the caregivers of children under five who are malnourished and they teach them which foods to grow and...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Akilah Institute, Burundi, College, Graduation, Job skills, Rwanda on September 5, 2015.
The Skees Family Foundation is a proud supporter of the Akilah Institute for Women, the first junior college for women in Rwanda and Burundi. We’re deeply impressed with their model of coupling higher education with job placement. This year marks the third...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, Current Partners, Education, Grantees, Storytelling
Description: Resonate Workshops is a non-profit based in Rwanda that works to help empower women and girls through self-discovery and storytelling. They work toward gender equality by providing training rooted in storytelling, but also by attempting to break down...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