Skees Family Foundation Partners Off to a Great Start in 2021

Skees Family Foundation Partners Off to a Great Start in 2021

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , on July 10, 2021. Related Grantees: Bean Voyage, Embrace Her, Idea4Africa, KadAfrica, Preserve International, Tech Me.

Editor’s Note: As the United States has begun to emerge from the pandemic over the past two quarters, some of our partners are also beginning to emerge, while others are still struggling to contain the virus while waiting for accessible vaccines. We continue to...Read more
Why Farmer Centric Design is Crucial to Technological Advancement in Farm-Tech

Why Farmer Centric Design is Crucial to Technological Advancement in Farm-Tech

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on January 23, 2021. Related Grantee: Bean Voyage.

Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation has been working with Bean Voyage for several years now, and we just love the work they are doing.  By Sunghee Tark (left) and Abhinav Khanal (right), Founders of Bean Voyage Four years ago, at the early stages of Bean...Read more
Annual Report 2020: A Year of Adapting, Learning, and Growing

Annual Report 2020: A Year of Adapting, Learning, and Growing

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 9, 2021. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, Beneficial Returns, CREA Nicaragua, Educate Lanka, Education Bridge, Eggpreneur, Idea4Africa, Jibu, KadAfrica, Resonate, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Tujenge Africa Foundation, Women LEAD, Village Enterprise.

Editor’s Note: 2020 was a very serious year of reflection for SFF. We took a really deep dive into our privilege as a family and as a foundation and are making some long overdue and much needed changes to the structure of the foundation in the coming year! We...Read more
Goodbye 2020! How Our Nonprofit Partners are Finishing the Year

Goodbye 2020! How Our Nonprofit Partners are Finishing the Year

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 26, 2020. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, CREA Nicaragua, Educate Lanka, Education Bridge, Eggpreneur, Idea4Africa, KadAfrica, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Tujenge Africa Foundation, Women LEAD.

Editor’s Note: It goes without saying that 2020 has been a heck of a ride. Luckily, we are nearing the end of this disastrous year, with a light on the horizon. Here is a round-up of how our partners are ending the year and looking on to the next! Happy holidays...Read more
Success Through COVID-19: Q1 and Q2 Partner Updates

Success Through COVID-19: Q1 and Q2 Partner Updates

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2020.

Sally and Brienne on a call with several of our nonprofit partners in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Editor’s Note: We all know that 2020 has been a hectic year to put it mildly. It has been difficult for many of us to keep it together, let alone stay productive....Read more