Grantee Updates: 2019 Off To A Great Start!

Grantee Updates: 2019 Off To A Great Start!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2019. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, CREA Nicaragua, Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, Idea4Africa, KadAfrica, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

By Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director Editor’s Note: It’s always rewarding to dig into our grantee partners’ latest accomplishments when I pull together my quarterly Director’s Report. The tenacity and ingenuity each brings...Read more
My Experience in Haiti

My Experience in Haiti

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2019. Related Grantees: Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Voix & Actions.

Teachers involved in Anseye Pou Ayiti outside of their school, after discussing how they are trying to reform the education system in rural areas. By Sarah Helly, Skees Family Member Editor’s Note: Sarah Helly is a junior in high school and the daughter of Sally...Read more
Our 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 7, 2019.

Editor’s Note: We had an amazing year at Skees Family Foundation. We made a lot of changes and are really looking forward to a great and productive 2019. Thanks to all of our partners and all of our readers for your hard work and dedication! Brienne Skees,...Read more
Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 8, 2018. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, African Entrepreneur Collective, Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Medha, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director African Entrepreneurship Collective: AEC continues to provide entrepreneurs in Rwanda with skills and mentoring to develop and grow their businesses, including many refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa escaping...Read more
“Everything Africa Needs Is Already Here”–African Entrepreneur Collective

“Everything Africa Needs Is Already Here”–African Entrepreneur Collective

Categorized as: , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , , on November 10, 2018.

   By Suzanne Skees, Founder and Board Chair        Editor’s notes: Happy 5th anniversary to African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC)! It’s an honor to partner, almost since their launch, with a social enterprise that’s made such a...Read more