East Africa Hub Map 2017-08-18T14:20:13+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
March 2018

Total Grants Made
Dollars Given
Countries Funded

Tororo Youth Organic Juice Production – Tororo Youth Organic Juice Production Project.

The “Tororo Youth Organic Juice Production Project” is a community-based project situated in Morwa zone. This project aims to support unemployed school dropouts to empower them through economic opportunities through the juice project. This project aims to reduce businesses such as, gambling, child prostitution, robbery, etc. Through the project youth [...]


Juma Chuta Mwinyi and Albert Juma – Organize Litter Bins to Reduce Litter Everywhere

The “Organize Litter Bins to Reduce Litter Everywhere Project” aims to reduce litter everywhere by empowering the community to manage litter at their homes and market places. Through this project, communities will learn about the negative effects in an effort to reduce the rate of litter everywhere and managing litter [...]


Mr.Birungi Sunday, Mrs. Candida Baguma – Empowering women and girls through passion fruit farming

The Passion Fruit Farming project aims to empower marginalized women and girls through building the skills to farm passion in Kiko Town Council, Kabarole District, Uganda. Through this project 50 women and girls will learn how to farm passion fruit as a viable source of household income and improve family [...]


Joan Kanja, Vane Moraa – Solar radios for educating marginalized communities

The purpose of the Fly Sister Fly Foundation and the “Solar radios for educating marginalized communities project” is to advocate for marginalized communities and promote girls' education in Northern Kenya. The girls in these communities are often subjected to retrogressive cultural practices such as female genital mutilation and early marriages. [...]


Mazingira Safi Initiative – The Briquette Making Project

Mazingira Safi Initiative (MSI) aims to make cooking and heating a pleasant experience by producing briquettes. Charcoal is a commonly used cooking and heating fuel in many households of Nairobi, Kenya. However, it is usually expensive and produces a lot of smoke leading to health complications. Briquettes are a form [...]

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