Transforming Education in Haiti Takes Collaboration

Transforming Education in Haiti Takes Collaboration

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , on October 3, 2015.

Editor’s Note: On average, children in Haiti get only five years of formal education. Statistics like this is why our foundation has teamed up with Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti) to provide more opportunities for quality education in the country. The Skees...Read more
Ending Poverty: There’s an App for That!

Ending Poverty: There’s an App for That!

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  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 applications that...Read more
A Home for Everyone: WCCN Empowers Nicaragua’s Families

A Home for Everyone: WCCN Empowers Nicaragua’s Families

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This summer, our director, Suzanne Skees, traveled to Nicaragua with Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN). She discovered that her childhood dream of everyone having access to safe, affordable housing is coming true in the place she least expected.    By...Read more
Scooping International News While Empowering Women: Global Press Institute

Scooping International News While Empowering Women: Global Press Institute

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Once upon a time, a young American woman landed her dream job — and then gave it to someone else. Ten years later, she’s creating a sustainable new model for international journalism that provides jobs and empowers women all over the world.    By...Read more
7 Techniques on How to Tell Real Stories That Will Make People Connect With Your Mission

7 Techniques on How to Tell Real Stories That Will Make People Connect With Your Mission

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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