East Africa Hub Map2017-08-18T14:20:13+00:00

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.


As of
July 2018

Total Grants Made
Dollars Given
Countries Funded

Kuza SME – Sustainable Community Enterprise Development Project

Sustainable Community Enterprise Development Project was founded by Kuza SME in Mombasa, Kenya. The project aims to empower three voluntary young enterprise developers (YED) so that they can help five emerging entrepreneurs with the necessary skills to be able to sustainably manage their enterprises. They will center on training, mentorship, [...]


Joan Mwende,Women’s Development Champion

Lulu Thamani’s women’s entrepreneurship program aims to equip women from under-served communities in East Africa with life and business literacy skills to propel their businesses to profitability. In addition to this, they provide education and linkage to micro financing and loan providers, ensuring the beneficiaries make informed decisions about their [...]


Noel Lutomia, Acacia In Kenya – Linda Dada- A Safe Space and Call to Protecting Young Women

Kenya is among 6 countries with the highest number of adolescents infected with HIV/AIDS in the world. Furthermore, there is no formalized mandated reproductive health education curriculum to give girls the answers they seek to navigate adolescence. This is made worse by the patriarchal nature of the community, and traditional [...]


Atukunda Eva – Legit housekeeping and maintenance services

“Legit Housekeeping and Maintenance Services” is a project in Uganda that was started to help marginalized women have financial independence from their spouses. Atukunda Eve provides housekeeping and maintenance services, such as doing laundry, baby-sitting, gardening, interior organization, and general cleaning. The project addresses the issue of financial independence by [...]

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