Inspiring Development through Entrepreneurship and Action: IDEA in Rwanda and Uganda

Inspiring Development through Entrepreneurship and Action: IDEA in Rwanda and Uganda

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on July 20, 2019. Related Grantee: Idea4Africa.

Some incredible women from our Rutunga cooperative who have played an extraordinary role in making change in their community. Editor’s Note: IDEA4Africa is a non-profit organization with the goal of increasing the economic growth in Uganda and Rwanda. They are...Read more
Beekeepers Earn Their Way out of Poverty in Ravaged Haiti

Beekeepers Earn Their Way out of Poverty in Ravaged Haiti

Categorized as: , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2019.

  Cover image: Candlemakers from Haiti.   By Vincent Oviedo, a Skees Family Foundation (SFF) member and social worker/therapist, and Suzanne Skees, founder and board chair of SFF and editor of the MY JOB book series.   Coauthors’ Note Why Haiti? You...Read more
Grantee Updates: 2019 Off To A Great Start!

Grantee Updates: 2019 Off To A Great Start!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2019. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, CREA Nicaragua, Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, Idea4Africa, KadAfrica, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

By Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director Editor’s Note: It’s always rewarding to dig into our grantee partners’ latest accomplishments when I pull together my quarterly Director’s Report. The tenacity and ingenuity each brings...Read more