Posts in Education
Holistic Education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Community Relief and Development Action is a non-profit based in Cameroon whose goal is to provide an inclusive and holistic educational program targeting vulnerable and internally displaced children as well as orphans in the Tiko semi-urban slums.

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Creating Culturally Relevant Books

Our newest grantee, Tomorrow’s Stars, is committed to improving educational opportunities for approximately 500 children in Elmina, Ghana. There are currently very few local content books in the schools and community libraries, and this organization firmly believes students deserve to have culturally relevant books they can relate to by seeing children who look like them and reading stories that are meaningful to them.

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Restoring Hope to Orphaned Children

Raise A Child Initiative in Uganda aims to provide a springboard for orphaned children to develop their learning skills, thinking skills, positive attitudes and self-love. Orphaned children often experience higher levels of stigma, psychological stress and trauma, leading to poor school attendance and educational achievement, and are at a much greater risk of abuse and mistreatment.

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Meet our 50th Grantee! Saving Madagascar Together.

We are very proud to announce that we are supporting two big projects from the Mad Dog Initiative, an organization working on the ground in Madagascar: firstly, the organization will expand their environmental-humane education program throughout the Mitsinjo region in the Western part of the country, including developing new content for education outreach, supporting teacher-training workshops…

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The Truth about Eggs

We are very excited to announce that we are supporting Egg-Truth.com in their multi-channel advertising campaign to create awareness around the plight of egg-laying hens in Canadian industrialized egg production. Egg-Truth.com is the only animal advocacy organization that exclusively focuses on eggs, egg production and the negative impact of egg consumption on human health.

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Emergency Education Support

We are very excited to announce our collaboration with The Denis Miki Foundation to provide emergency education support to children living in some of the conflict affected areas of the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon. Two years into the Anglophone Crisis, hundreds have been recorded dead, over a thousand homes burned, dozens of schools attacked and over 250,000 people have fled their homes.

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Breaking Silence and Taboos

Innovative Youth with Action Uganda is launching their “Girl Empowerment Project” with our support. The focus is on breaking the unspoken cultural silence and taboos surrounding menstruation. The project will target 4,500 in-school girls and 2,500 out-of-school girls between the ages of 10 and 17 years, as well as 7,000 men, boys and parents in school communities in Northern Uganda …

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Humane Education in Tanzania

Meru Animal Welfare Organization’s goal is to raise awareness amongst children about the humane handling of animals and how to treat animals as sentient beings. Through humane education classes, it seeks to eliminate ignorance and myths about animals which are pervasive in the community. We are collaborating with them to conduct these classes at approximately 17 schools located in the Meru District in Northern Tanzania, reaching up to 350 students per school…

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Returning Girls with a Disability their Dignity

We are so proud to announce that we are working with the Gifted Community Center in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya to increase enrollment and retention of girls with disabilities in schools. With our support, they will be creating a peer-based network of girls and women with disabilities for economic empowerment and emotional support …

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Empowering Children to Lead Healthy Lives

Go Economic Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in Central Kenya is on a mission to educate primary school children on the importance of proper hygiene practices and introduce them to gardening and healthy nutrition to provide them with a sense of empowerment and self-reliance.

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Managing and Reusing Plastic Waste

The Kishoka Youth Organization located on the coast of the Indian Ocean in Mombasa, Kenya aims to bring young boys and girls together in an effort to reduce idleness by sensitizing them to the dangers of unmanaged plastic waste and its detrimental effect on the environment and empowering them to become environmental advocates.

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Menstrual Health Management for Girls

Development Expertise Centre is working with schools in the Buikwe District in Central Uganda to support young girls in understanding and managing their sexuality. Every month, countless girls miss schooldays as a result of menstruation. Although parents are supposed to provide their young daughters with information about their sexuality, they too lack the skills …

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Empowering Youth with a Community Orchard

We are working in collaboration with the Bukura Community Orchard in Western Kenya to help reduce the high number of unemployed youths in local communities. To prevent young boys and girls from engaging in illegal activities like petty theft, drug use and prostitution, they will be trained on fruit tree growing, entrepreneurship and environmental conservation.

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Health, Violence and Economic Empowerment

The Young Ladies Club in Kenya is focused on increasing access to safe and quality reproductive health and on providing economic opportunities for women living in the Korogocho slums of Nairobi. We are proud to be supporting an existing program working on making quality health care a reality for this impoverished community.

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Spreading Compassion

In a world where animals are too often neglected or subjected to wanton cruelty, there are organizations who fight tirelessly to improve the lives of all animals. Our newest Grantee, the Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society, works every day to prevent such cruelty and to promote kindness, respect, caring, and compassion for all animals …

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