Nila’s Story: JAAGO’s Training in Coding Re-Programs Her Outcomes

Nila’s Story: JAAGO’s Training in Coding Re-Programs Her Outcomes

Categorized as: , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , on January 28, 2017. Related Grantees: Akilah Institute for Women, Digital NEST, Medha, One Laptop Per Child, The School Fund.

By Suzanne Skees JAAGO: Extending Quality Education for All Born into a lineage of poverty in the slums of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, Nila might have followed in her parents’ footsteps for a lifetime of arduous manual labor and chronic hunger. However,...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
Bringing Silicon Valley Innovation to a 68-Year-Old Nonprofit: Freedom from Hunger

Bringing Silicon Valley Innovation to a 68-Year-Old Nonprofit: Freedom from Hunger

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Editor’s note: Bill Souders joined Freedom from Hunger in 2014 as Vice President of Technology, Strategy, and Integration. He is responsible for driving technology planning and implementation to support programs and general business operations. Previously based...Read more
Closing the Gender Gap in Africa’s Fastest Growing Sectors: Akilah Institute

Closing the Gender Gap in Africa’s Fastest Growing Sectors: Akilah Institute

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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