Categorized as: Job Creation, Latin America, Our Partners, Social-impact investments, Stories, Storytelling on October 13, 2018.
Impact Investing. Image Source: The Daily Journalist Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation partnered with Beneficial Returns by investing a portion of our endowment with their impact investing loan fund in 2017. This move aligns our investment activities with our...Read more
Categorized as: Caribbean, Education, Grantee, Latin America, Our Partners, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Community based organization, Corporal punishment, Critical thinking, Dimagi, Gates Foundation, Haiti, Leadership, Nedgine Paul Deroly, Obama Foundation, Paul VanDeCarr, Slavery, Stealth grantmaking, Working Narratives on September 22, 2018.
Anseye Pou Ayiti’s teachers believe they can unleash leadership and prosperity for their country through quality education for all. By Suzanne Skees Editor’s Note: Anseye Pou Ayiti (or APA, Kreyòl for Teach for Haiti) is a...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Age Africa on August 25, 2018.
Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa.
Here are some participants from Tri for Malawi 2017. On September 9, 2018, AGE Africa will host their tenth annual Tri for Malawi, a fundraiser for their scholarship program. If you wish to participate, you can register here. To donate to the fundraiser, click here....Read more
Categorized as: Caribbean, Grantee, Job Creation, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling & Tagged as: Voix et Actions on August 11, 2018.
Voix & Actions.
How to bring lasting prosperity to Haiti? It turns out not by funneling outside funds into Port au Prince, but by empowering small rural communities through tangible economic opportunity. Voix et Actions’ model of providing livestock to members of a small village to...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Leadership, Our Partners, Stories, Storytelling on July 28, 2018.
Shelly, with two of our other board members, Sally and Suzanne, at an event at an Exponent Philanthropy conference. Editor’s Note: Shelly lives in Kentucky with Ron, 10 dogs, and 4 horses. There may also be any of their 4 daughters or other humans visiting,...Read more