Categorized as: Job Creation, Our Partners, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Chicago, Gun violence, Megyn Kelly, MSNBC, NBC, Peace, Precious Blood on September 25, 2017.
By Suzanne Skees Editor’s note: On the premiere of NBC’s “Megyn Kelly TODAY'” show, Megyn introduces our wonderful restorative-justice partner,Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR)’s Sister Donna Liette, a 77-year-old nun...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Job Creation, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories & Tagged as: Jibu on August 26, 2017.
By Brienne Skees, Program Officer and VP of Research and Data Management Editor’s Note: The Skees Family Foundation began working with Jibu in 2015, with an impact investment into an equity fund. We were (and are!) excited about their mission to provide safe...Read more
Categorized as: Asia, Education, Grantee, Our Partners, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Teach North Korean Refugees on July 1, 2017.
Teach North Korean Refugees.
By Brienne Skees, Program Officer and VP of Research and Data Management Editor’s Note: A few years ago, I was beginning my adventures living and teaching English in South Korea and I came across this small nonprofit, Teach North Korean Refugees. They were a...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Our Partners, Stories & Tagged as: Grantee news, Reports, Sally Skees-Helly on June 3, 2017.
By Sally Skees-Helly, Program Officer and Board CFO Author’s note: Hey Everyone, It’s Sally here. Like many Americans, I work more than one job: I’m an attorney and small-business owner (doing the difficult but necessary work of...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories & Tagged as: BESO, Job skills, Uganda on April 29, 2017.
Aaron Bukenya, Founder and Executive Director of Beso Foundation BESO is a nonprofit that works tirelessly to provide access to quality education, health services, and economic empowerment for women and children in rural Uganda. In each step they take, they use their...Read more