WaterEasers teaching young girls on menstrual hygiene management and donating free sanitary pads.
Our Grantees Are Awesome

From Atlanta to Nairobi, Bogota to Chennai, we fund startup projects in every corner of the globe. We are proud to offer Pollination Project seed grants to these individuals and grassroots groups who are making their communities and the world a better place for all.


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November 2019

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Patricia Luhanga – Chitetezo Mbaula Stove

Looking at the alarming rate at which forest degradation is undergoing in Hewe area of Rumphi, Malawi as a result of fuel wood, Patricia Luhanga was concerned that if nothing is done to counteract the situation, then future generations are at verge of paying for today's "environmental sins". She thus [...]


Nalumansi Phionah and Kaweesa Jovan – Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices is an initiative located in Namayina Jolwe Village in Uganda. Project leaders Nalumansi Phionah and Kaweesa Jovan train youth, women, and underserved individuals on how to make organic fertilizers while understanding the benefits of herbs, horticulture, and establishing a market. Funds from The Pollination Project will be [...]


Chisom Okoye, Chinenye Ugwu – Helping Babies and Mums Breathe

Helping Babies and Mums Breathe is an initiative of Children Solace Support Organization designed to reduce maternal and newborn deaths through knowledge and skill acquisition among health workers and birth attendants in Nigeria. Coordinated by Chisom Okoye, Children Solace Support Organization provides health advocacy services to women and children, workshops [...]


(A1) Allen Laurenson-Reed – Foe Laynz Auto Shop

Allen Laurenson-Reed grew up around his grandfather's towing company, watching his uncle work on his car - along with others - in the garage. In high school, he began taking automative classes, learning the mechanics of how the machines work and how businesses operate. It is his goal to help [...]


The Inverters Foundation – Take A Step

Take A Step is a business and skill acquisition program targeted at empowering youth with valuable and marketable skills to help them recognize their own greatness. The project works with underserved youth and individuals of the Ketu community. Take A Step provides tangible skills that help solve the problem of [...]


UFH – Alice Mini-Habitable Planet Workshop

UFH - Alice Mini-Habitable Planet Workshop, located in Alice, Eastern Cape province, South Africa, is an annual six-month engagement program with the secondary and high school learners. The main aim of this initiative is to inspire pupils to develop a strong affinity for STEMI: science, technology, engineering, mathematics and innovation [...]


WaterEase Africa – WaterEase

WaterEase is working to provide access to clean water for poor families across Nigeria, especially for women and girls who spend endless hours fetching water over long distances - affecting their health, education and livelihoods; using advocacy, technology and grassroots mobilization.


NorCal Resist – Know Your Rights for Immigrant Communities

We, NorCal Resist, provide immigrant-focused Know Your Rights trainings, for free, to communities that are feeling nervous and threatened in the current political climate. ICE routinely uses coercion, deception and intimidation to incriminate and detain their targets, gain access to homes and vehicles, and more. Being able to assert your [...]

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