2019: A Great Year for Our Nonprofit Partners!

2019: A Great Year for Our Nonprofit Partners!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2019.

Editor’s Note: The last half of 2019 saw both growth and challenges from our grantee partners. I am struck by the universally positive and resourceful approach our partners take to roadblocks that sometimes come their way. Whether it’s getting children to...Read more
Eggsellent, Nutritious Jobs Created in Kenya by EGGPRENEUR

Eggsellent, Nutritious Jobs Created in Kenya by EGGPRENEUR

Categorized as: , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , , on October 18, 2019.

By Suzanne Skees, Skees Family Foundation founder/board chair and MY JOB Book Series  editor, with Matthew Dickson, Eggpreneur founder   The Power of an Egg Hatching more chicken eggs in rural areas where women farmers already live, increasing their productivity,...Read more
Resiliency in the Face of…Well, Quite A Bit

Resiliency in the Face of…Well, Quite A Bit

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2019. Related Grantee: CREA Nicaragua.

Pahola, CREA’s Administrator, at our first office in Limón 1, Nicaragua Editor’s Note: CREA Nicaragua became part of the Skees Family in 2019. We were so impressed by their resiliency and flexibility through multiple hardships, especially being such a young...Read more
KadAfrica: Empowering Girls Through Passion Fruit

KadAfrica: Empowering Girls Through Passion Fruit

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on September 21, 2019. Related Grantee: KadAfrica.

KadAfrica girls harvesting at Kasisi site. Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation began working with KadAfrica in 2019. KadAfrica working in Uganda, where unemployment is high, familial resources are stretched, and girls are often overlooked for opportunities for...Read more