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, Youth & Tagged as: Giving Circles Fund, Meredith James, Millennials, Mobile technology, Philanthropy, Third Plateau on October 18, 2014.
Photo courtesy of Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash. Editor’s Note: A millennial illuminates strategies that bring meaningful philanthropy within reach of her generation. By Meredith James, Program Director at Giving Circles Fund If every Millennial...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