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
Resiliency in the Face of…Well, Quite A Bit

Resiliency in the Face of…Well, Quite A Bit

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2019. Related Grantee: CREA Nicaragua.

Pahola, CREA’s Administrator, at our first office in Limón 1, Nicaragua Editor’s Note: CREA Nicaragua became part of the Skees Family in 2019. We were so impressed by their resiliency and flexibility through multiple hardships, especially being such a young...Read more
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