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.
East Africa Hub team member Miriam Wambui first met Nehema Georgina at an IT training led by Miriam. She tells us that Georgina was a passionate young woman who was very disciplined and had a dream of using her passion for fashion design to help young people get off the
Uganda is a young country, and unemployment hits young people in Uganda especially hard. For Jimmy Amone, a member of the East Africa Hub, initiatives which allow young people to support themselves and their communities are a vital part of building a stronger future for the country. In a small
In Lutale Village near Lake Victoria, most young people rely on fishing to make a living. However, overfishing has destroyed fish stocks and led to young people struggling to make a living and getting into trouble with government agencies which regulate fishing. In earlier times, the area was a large
Sheilla Kasolo is a young lawyer who always strives to give back to her country. Having participated in projects to help the elderly, rural school children, and people with mental illness, she and a group of friends known as the Charity Initiative decided it is important to develop the reading
As flower farms in Uganda, many young workers earn less than a dollar a day working shifts that sometimes last 13 hours, 365 days a year. These workers face terrible conditions - women sometimes give birth among dangerous, and often banned, chemicals at the farms because maternity leave is confused
By Suzan Wilmot, who selected this project to receive a flow fund grant. Nagudi is a member of the Women's Movement residing in Kampala, Uganda. This young and fast growing nonviolent movement has helped scrap a bill to raise age limits of judges and the president who has been in
East Africa Team Member Fred Batale is an advocate for people with disabilities in Uganda. While meeting with a community worker, he learned about the work being done by Kintu Godfrey and the Kityrera Disabled Association in Kityrera, Uganda. After visiting the project, he has chosen to support their work