The grant was our first source of outside funding for our project. It reminded us that the work we are doing is important, and that we have support outside of our agency for it.
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Arinolah Elizabeth-Nite Omollo, Help Single Mothers Meet Their Financial And Psychological Needs, Rongai, Kenya
TPP has changed my perception towards programming and resource management. I have learnt that impact is on the eyes of the beneficiaries and what they feel about an intervention. That no matter how much funds a project receives, there is always a seed of impact planted if targets are well [...]
RI-Based Hope & Change for Haiti’s Germain Addresses Trump Remarks, Need for Action, January 2018 Go to Article "Dr. Norly Germain with the nonprofit Hope and Change for Haiti spoke to President Donald Trump's recently reported remarks about Haiti and other countries -- and why further action is needed beyond responding to [...]
Worst tragedies inspire best Ghana empowerment scheme, January 2018 Go to Article "13 siblings to sickness and hunger rates among the worst horrors any youngster can ever go through. That, exacerbated by the hardships of growing up in a poverty-stricken, polygamous family going to bed on an empty stomach or [...]
Going Green / Powering battery recycling in Erie County, January 2018 Go to Article "Every year, Americans purchase nearly three billion dry cell batteries, according to estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency—and the vast majority of these end up in landfill. About one in five dry cell batteries purchased are [...]
Pollination grant has been the light at the end of my tunnel. It has opened doors i never thought would open in my lifetime. After struggling alone for over 10 years, the grant has given me and my group identity.. This grant has been a key to opening all the [...]
'We shall overcome' is response to President's slam on Haitian, January 2018 Go to Article "Haitian community leaders, politicians and dignitaries from across the state gathered at Dorcas International’s North Campus on Elmwood Avenue Sunday to rebuke the ugliness and inappropriate nature of the words and sentiments shared by President [...]
Book-Writing Competition Inspires Kids To Write About Local Female Heroes, January 2018 Go to Article "Women's issues are not just a woman's issue — they're a human issue. And while there may not be one solution to solving gender inequality, we can start by ensuring our children are educated on [...]
An app that tries to make picking up trash fun just got a $225,000 cash injection from the US government, January 2018 Go to the article "Jeff Kirschner has a discarded tub of cat litter to thank for his business. A few years ago, he was hiking with his kids [...]
Supporting peacebuilding and conflict management in Kenya, December 2017 Go to Article "Before participating in the Community Solutions Program (CSP), Yvonne Akoth was teaching peacebuilding and conflict management strategies in Kenya with few resources. After participating in the program, she gained the leadership skills, confidence, and support networks to take her peacebuilding work [...]