Categorized as: Africa, Grantees, Job Creation
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 5 who are malnourished and they teach them which foods to grow and how...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 with women, men, girls, and boys to work toward gender equality by providing training rooted in storytelling,...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Education, Grantees, Job Creation, Latin America, Legacy Partners
Description Vittana builds loan programs for tertiary students in over a dozen countries. They fundraise for each student on their vibrant website. Since their launch in 2009, Vittana has partnered with 29 microfinance and financial organizations to tailor-make...Read more