Categorized as: About us, Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Latin America, Leadership, Middle East, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories, Storytelling, U.S. on November 25, 2017.
By Sally Skees-Helly, Director and Board CFO Editor’s Note: One of the most rewarding aspects of working in a small family foundation like ours, is seeing the hard work and passion of our grantee partners generate real change and opportunity in the communities...Read more
Categorized as: Job Creation, Our Partners, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Chicago, Gun violence, Megyn Kelly, MSNBC, NBC, Peace, Precious Blood on September 25, 2017.
By Suzanne Skees Editor’s note: On the premiere of NBC’s “Megyn Kelly TODAY'” show, Megyn introduces our wonderful restorative-justice partner,Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR)’s Sister Donna Liette, a 77-year-old nun...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Job Creation, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories & Tagged as: Jibu on August 26, 2017.
By Brienne Skees, Program Officer and VP of Research and Data Management Editor’s Note: The Skees Family Foundation began working with Jibu in 2015, with an impact investment into an equity fund. We were (and are!) excited about their mission to provide safe...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories & Tagged as: BESO, Job skills, Uganda on April 29, 2017.
Aaron Bukenya, Founder and Executive Director of Beso Foundation BESO is a nonprofit that works tirelessly to provide access to quality education, health services, and economic empowerment for women and children in rural Uganda. In each step they take, they use their...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Grantee, Job Creation, Our Partners, Stories, Storytelling, Youth on April 8, 2017.
Akilah Institute for Women,
Asante Africa Foundation,
The BOMA Project,
Upaya Social Ventures.
SEED PARTNER UPDATE: African Entrepreneur Collective in East Africa: Part 3 By Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to announce that our new grantee partner, African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC), will be featured in a...Read more