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
“Everything Africa Needs Is Already Here”–African Entrepreneur Collective

“Everything Africa Needs Is Already Here”–African Entrepreneur Collective

Categorized as: , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , , on November 10, 2018.

   By Suzanne Skees, Founder and Board Chair        Editor’s notes: Happy 5th anniversary to African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC)! It’s an honor to partner, almost since their launch, with a social enterprise that’s made such a dent in unemployment...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
Partner Update: Destiny Reflection International Foundation – Ending Human Trafficking and Slavery in India

Partner Update: Destiny Reflection International Foundation – Ending Human Trafficking and Slavery in India

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , & Tagged as: on July 16, 2018. Related Grantee: Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief.

Editor’s Note: Sandy Skees is one of our 2G members, a sister to Suzanne, the founder of Skees Family Foundation. She has taken an active role in her community for many years, working in areas such as sustainability, girls’ empowerment, giving circles, and...Read more