Categorized as: About us, Africa, Caribbean, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Latin America, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling, Youth & Tagged as: 2015, Akilah Institute, Best stories, Grameen Foundation, Hope 4 Honduran Children, Teach for Haiti, The School Fund on December 30, 2015.
Photo courtesy of Educate Lanka. Editor’s Note: 2015 was a wonderful year for Skees Family Foundation–full of amazing storytelling and social change. Our grantee partners continue to inspire and impress us with their dedication and innovative programming....Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Grantee, Job Creation, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling, Youth & Tagged as: Agriculture, Grameen Foundation, Huffington Post, Maternal healthcare, Mobile banking, Mobile technology, Technology on August 20, 2015.
Editor’s Note: Rural Africa presents changemakers with intractable challenges across sectors, but one American investor, Grameen Foundation, believes it all comes down to access to information. Grameen Foundation has invested millions to develop mobile-phone...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
Categorized as: Stories, Storytelling & Tagged as: Flint People, Freedom from hunger, Grameen Foundation, Huffington Post, The Ihangane Project, Upaya Social Ventures, VDay on October 11, 2014.
Want to make an impact with your storytelling? Director Suzanne Skees gives you her top seven tips for crafting the perfect story! By Suzanne Skees for Huffington Post This story originally appeared on Huffington Post Impact. How do you make people...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Girls & women, Grantee, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories & Tagged as: Ghana, Grameen Foundation, Maternal healthcare, Mobile Midwife, Mobile technology, Women's eNews on September 6, 2014.
One mobile phone app delivers time-sensitive text messages or voicemails to pregnant women and new mothers; the other is for nurses. Together they are doing wonders for maternal and pregnancy health care and raising community awareness at the same time. ...Read more