KadAfrica: Empowering Girls Through Passion Fruit

KadAfrica: Empowering Girls Through Passion Fruit

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on September 21, 2019. Related Grantee: KadAfrica.

KadAfrica girls harvesting at Kasisi site. Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation began working with KadAfrica in 2019. KadAfrica working in Uganda, where unemployment is high, familial resources are stretched, and girls are often overlooked for opportunities for...Read more
Happy 15 Year Anniversary to Skees Family Foundation!

Happy 15 Year Anniversary to Skees Family Foundation!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 7, 2019.

Editor’s Note: Every so often Skees Family Foundation uses the services of the Nueva School, a school for gifted students in the Bay Area in California. The school matches their curriculum and extracurricular activities to meet the needs of their students. Part of...Read more
Expansion for Resonate Means Amplifying Women’s Confidence in Kenya

Expansion for Resonate Means Amplifying Women’s Confidence in Kenya

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , on August 24, 2019. Related Grantee: Resonate.

Resonate Facilitator: Delice Fatiro, Resonate’s Program Associate and Training, leading a Storytelling for Leadership workshop with young women in Gahanga, Rwanda. Editor’s Note: Storytelling transforms lives. At Resonate, we know it because we live it every day...Read more
Inspiring Development through Entrepreneurship and Action: IDEA in Rwanda and Uganda

Inspiring Development through Entrepreneurship and Action: IDEA in Rwanda and Uganda

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on July 20, 2019. Related Grantee: Idea4Africa.

Some incredible women from our Rutunga cooperative who have played an extraordinary role in making change in their community. Editor’s Note: IDEA4Africa is a non-profit organization with the goal of increasing the economic growth in Uganda and Rwanda. They are...Read more
Grantee Updates: 2019 Off To A Great Start!

Grantee Updates: 2019 Off To A Great Start!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2019. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, CREA Nicaragua, Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, Idea4Africa, KadAfrica, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

By Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director Editor’s Note: It’s always rewarding to dig into our grantee partners’ latest accomplishments when I pull together my quarterly Director’s Report. The tenacity and ingenuity each brings...Read more