Peacebuilding through Education in Burundi and Beyond: Tujenge Africa Foundation

Peacebuilding through Education in Burundi and Beyond: Tujenge Africa Foundation

Categorized as: , , , , , , , on February 22, 2020. Related Grantee: Tujenge Africa Foundation.

Tujenge Staff and Tujenge Scholarship Program Scholars Editor’s Note: In 2019, through our Generational Grants Program, we partnered with Tujenge Africa Foundation. Founded in 2015 with a budget funded by an Echoing Green Global Fellowship and Stephen Peel, Chair of...Read more
Annual Report 2019: A Year of Growth for Skees Family Foundation

Annual Report 2019: A Year of Growth for Skees Family Foundation

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2020. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, Beneficial Returns, CREA Nicaragua, Educate Lanka, Education Bridge, Eggpreneur, Idea4Africa, Jibu, KadAfrica, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, Resonate, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Village Enterprise, Women LEAD.

Editor’s Note: 2019 was an incredible year for Skees Family Foundation. We reevaluated our mission, grant structure, and methodology. We made the decision to create an advisory board. We added a new family board member. It was also an amazing year for our...Read more
2019: A Great Year for Our Nonprofit Partners!

2019: A Great Year for Our Nonprofit Partners!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2019.

Editor’s Note: The last half of 2019 saw both growth and challenges from our grantee partners. I am struck by the universally positive and resourceful approach our partners take to roadblocks that sometimes come their way. Whether it’s getting children to...Read more
Bridging the Ethnic Divide: Education Bridge Promotes Peacebuilding in South Sudan

Bridging the Ethnic Divide: Education Bridge Promotes Peacebuilding in South Sudan

Categorized as: , , , , , , , on November 9, 2019. Related Grantee: Education Bridge.

The Education Bridge team Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation began working with Education Bridge in 2019. They received a Generational grant, given by the third generation of the Skees family. Our vote to work with them was unanimous, which, if you have ever had a...Read more