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
African Entrepreneur Collective Featured in Forthcoming Book!

African Entrepreneur Collective Featured in Forthcoming Book!

Categorized as: , , , , , , on April 8, 2017. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Akilah Institute for Women, Asante Africa Foundation, Jibu, LivelyHoods, The BOMA Project, Upaya Social Ventures.

SEED PARTNER UPDATE: African Entrepreneur Collective in East Africa: Part 3    By Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to announce that our new grantee partner, African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC), will be featured in a...Read more
The Story of Ending Poverty in the Least Likely Place

The Story of Ending Poverty in the Least Likely Place

Categorized as: , , , , , , on January 7, 2017. Related Grantees: African Entrepreneur Collective, Agora Partnerships, Firelight Foundation, Freedom From Hunger, Grameen Foundation, Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania, LivelyHoods, Upaya Social Ventures.

  Editor’s note: Our partners at The BOMA Project believe fiercely in the potential of a mother’s love and intelligence and have found practical ways to get mothers to work in a rural region of Kenya where few jobs exist. Can BOMA really alleviate hunger...Read more