My Job Videos and Our Amazing Interns

My Job Videos and Our Amazing Interns

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MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World is a compilation of vivid first-person accounts of people in unique jobs from a diverse range of cultures and sectors. Never before has such a collection of stories been gathered. Building upon the legacy of Studs...Read more
2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

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  By Elisabeth Skees Deogracias, VP of Communications and Grantee Relations Editor’s Note: And so, it is here. A New Year has arrived and for many, this year represents a chance to turn a page and start anew. For our family and for many in our community, 2017...Read more
Amazing Partners Doing Amazing Work: Partner Updates Q3 and Q4-2017

Amazing Partners Doing Amazing Work: Partner Updates Q3 and Q4-2017

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 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
Transforming Education in Haiti through Leadership Training

Transforming Education in Haiti through Leadership Training

Categorized as: , , , , , , & Tagged as: , on February 19, 2017. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, Akilah Institute for Women, Asante Africa Foundation, Educate Lanka, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, Medha, Teach North Korean Refugees, The School Fund.

By Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director  Editor’s note: When you think of the small Caribbean island nation of Haiti, you might think of devastating earthquakes and hurricanes, crumbling infrastructure and intergenerational poverty. Or you might think of...Read more
2016 Annual Report: Our Latest Partners + Our Daring Plan

2016 Annual Report: Our Latest Partners + Our Daring Plan

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Editor’s note: Winter brings snow, candles, family, and festivities–for some. For others, the long nights strike the loneliest chord and the cold days bring too little comfort and food. We join you, our friends and collaborators in our quiet, ongoing...Read more