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, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Age Africa, Empowerment, Gender issues, Lessenia Chikho, Malawi on December 6, 2014.
Editor’s note: A young woman who made it through school and into college for economics, shares her view on the gender power imbalance that prevails from birth in Malawi. This piece, by AGE Africa alumna Lessenia Chikho, who’s now studying economics at the...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Akilah Institute, Burundi, Gender issues, Genocide, Nadine Niyitegeka, Rwanda, Technology on October 25, 2014.
Editor’s Note: Akilah Institute provides education and training for young East African women and equips graduates with the skills and experience necessary to be successful professionals in the region’s fastest growing sectors: information technology, entrepreneurship,...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories & Tagged as: Domestic violence, Empowerment, Gardens for Health International, Gender issues, Naomi Musabyimana, Nutrition, Rwanda on October 4, 2014.
Editor’s note: When Gardens for Health International launched their first garden/nutrition training program for parents of malnourished children in 2011, they began with 122 families. This year, they’re serving 2,160 families in 18 health centers across Rwanda....Read more
Categorized as: Girls & women, Grantmaking strategy, Poverty Alleviation, Stories & Tagged as: Gender issues, Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Root Capital, Sheryl Sandberg, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Village Capital on September 13, 2014.
Editor’s note: The Skees Family Foundation’s mission is to extend opportunity for all, primarily in education and enterprise, to end poverty worldwide. We mean opportunity for ALL: women, men, children, and everyone in-between. However, we found this...Read more