My Experience in Haiti

My Experience in Haiti

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2019. Related Grantees: Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Voix & Actions.

Teachers involved in Anseye Pou Ayiti outside of their school, after discussing how they are trying to reform the education system in rural areas. By Sarah Helly, Skees Family Member Editor’s Note: Sarah Helly is a junior in high school and the daughter of Sally...Read more
Our 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report

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

Editor’s Note: We had an amazing year at Skees Family Foundation. We made a lot of changes and are really looking forward to a great and productive 2019. Thanks to all of our partners and all of our readers for your hard work and dedication! Brienne Skees,...Read more
Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 8, 2018. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, African Entrepreneur Collective, Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Medha, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director African Entrepreneurship Collective: AEC continues to provide entrepreneurs in Rwanda with skills and mentoring to develop and grow their businesses, including many refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa escaping...Read more
Haiti Field Visit: Back to School with Anseye Pou Ayiti

Haiti Field Visit: Back to School with Anseye Pou Ayiti

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  Anseye Pou Ayiti’s teachers believe they can unleash leadership and prosperity for their country through quality education for all.          By Suzanne Skees   Editor’s Note: Anseye Pou Ayiti (or APA, Kreyòl for Teach for Haiti) is a...Read more
Boys in Action: Creating Economic Security Through Chicks, Pigs, Goats, and Fish

Boys in Action: Creating Economic Security Through Chicks, Pigs, Goats, and Fish

Categorized as: , , , , , , & Tagged as: on August 11, 2018. Related Grantee: Voix & Actions.

How to bring lasting prosperity to Haiti? It turns out not by funneling outside funds into Port au Prince, but by empowering small rural communities through tangible economic opportunity. Voix et Actions’ model of providing livestock to members of a small village to...Read more