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
Unleashing Potential of Latin-American Entrepreneurs: Agora Partnerships

Unleashing Potential of Latin-American Entrepreneurs: Agora Partnerships

Categorized as: , , , , , , on November 26, 2016. Related Grantees: Batonga Foundation, Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Jibu, LivelyHoods, The BOMA Project, Upaya Social Ventures, Working Capital for Community Needs.

Editor’s note: See how our job-creation partner Agora Partnerships builds jobs such as: recycling waste into fertilizer in Guatemala, distributing children’s books, increasing access to banking, and other startups that build jobs and strengthen the...Read more
Two of Our Powerful Poverty-Partners Join Forces: Freedom from Hunger + Grameen Foundation

Two of Our Powerful Poverty-Partners Join Forces: Freedom from Hunger + Grameen Foundation

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This article is reprinted from Next Billion, a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise. NextBillion chronicles new trends in market solutions to...Read more