Categorized as: Africa, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Leadership, Our Partners, Stories & Tagged as: Elections, Empowerment on June 17, 2016.
Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa,
Akilah Institute for Women,
Asante Africa Foundation,
Kiretono Resource Centre through AID Tanzania,
Editor’s note: You think you have challenges as a women, either running for president or voting for one? Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), also voting this November, are banding together to demand greater government representation in a nation with...Read more
Categorized as: Asia, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories & Tagged as: Domestic violence, Empowerment, Gender issues, Social entrepreneurism, Upaya Social Ventures on March 6, 2016.
Editor’s note: Five years in, our partner Upaya Social Ventures relentlessly proves the power of a job. Our video series on the work of our partners continues. Tune in next time to meet an innovative bilingual school that brings Israeli and Palestinian children...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Empowerment, Oral history, Resonate Workshops, Storytelling on February 21, 2016.
Editor’s Note: We’re happy and honored to have helped support the production of this brand-new video that explains the work of Resonate Workshops, an organization serving Rwanda and Uganda that is distinctly brave, local, feminine, and tenaciously hopeful...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Africa, Asia, Education, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling, Youth & Tagged as: Brienne, Empowerment, Indonesia, International development, Korea, Malawi, Opportunity, Teaching on May 23, 2015.
Editor’s note: This month, the entire Skees clan proudly celebrates the graduation of Brienne’s younger sisters, Teresa and Victoria, from Montgomery County High School in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. As Brienne travels the world to teach, her sister Alexandra...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Girls & women, Job Creation, Leadership, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling & Tagged as: Community knowledge worker (CKW), Empowerment, Farming, Grameen Foundation, Mobile technology, Uganda on March 21, 2015.
Editor’s note: Grameen Foundation’s Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) initiative brings useful knowledge to rural farming communities throughout Uganda. In this online chat, Esther, a local leader and dedicated volunteer CKW to 100 neighboring farmers,...Read more