TPP Grant Recipient

Beatrice Achieng

Beatrice Achieng Nas is the Founder and Director of the Pearl Community Empowerment Foundation (PCE Foundation), a grassroots NGO founded in 2011. Their work focuses on supporting the most vulnerable people (especially children, girls and women) and communities in rural Eastern Uganda.

PCE Foundation currently supports 301 students and children (girls and boys) in nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions (technical,colleges, and universities). Other projects they execute include farming, savings, advocacy, health support services, and library and school(s) construction projects.

Beatrice was also a Community Solutions Program Fellow (2013) through the International Research & Exchanges (IREX) Board and a Visiting Scholar at the Wellesley Centers for Women, USTTI Fellow (2010) and is also a global voice for grassroots women and girls at World Pulse (2010 to-date).

Beatrice believes that everybody has the potential to live a better life; given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation, anyone can become someone admirable. Nobody is a nobody, everybody is somebody.