Economic Empowerment Projects
Read about grantees who have received funding for their Economic Empowerment project from a Pollination Project grant.
In Yambio, South Sudan, Sabit David Mborikino and Henry Michael are promoting quality of life and self-reliance through their project, Nambazia Community Centre. The center is founded using farming as a way to restore fair living standards, human dignity and improve the economic lives of those in the area. A
Rose Akinyi Onyango works out of Kisumu, Kenya empowering women and young girls to be economically independent through tailoring. Founded in 2008, the Faith Tailoring Center Project provides onsite training to women who do not get a chance to continue their education. Given the background of the female participants, Rose
The project involves a free computer application training program for youth within the City of Buea. It will train 20 youth from age 17-28 in three shifts a day on basic computer application programs (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, internet, printing and scanning) for two months each for the next three years (2015-2019), training over 500 youth in total. Upon completion of the program, the trainees will add knowledge acquired/certificates to their regular school certificates to apply for jobs while others will be empowered to start ICT related micro businesses.
Kuchunguza is an educational institute in Uganda that focuses on tech and entrepreneurship. We teach individuals the computer and business skills, coupled with leadership, health, and human rights training, that enable them to change their own circumstances and become a change-maker in their communities.
Africa-OnTheRise.com leverages an online blog, vibrant social media accounts and network to change the African conversation by monitoring, analysing and sharing qualitative content about Africa's rising potential. The impact grant funds will help foster the work we do of inspiring hope by humanizing the process of positive change across the continent. We will be able to engage a cost-effective content marketing/distribution Strategy that will help increase readership and grow website traffic.
Grantee Name: Julia Hollins Project Name: North Durham Youth Empowerment Program Grant Location: Baltimore City, Maryland Funding Partner: Alan Fox Project Description: The North Durham YEP program teaches youth how to build and maintain their own business by using there hands. We currently have a fenced-in garden, and a sewing machine. I need
Grantee Name: Vincent Atitwa Project Name: Fortified Staple Flours To Fight Malnutrition Project Grant Location: Mumias, Kenya Funding Partner: Our 2016 Crowdfunding Donors Project Description: My project is to end chronic malnutrition in Western Kenya. In the past 3 year, I have trained 1000 families, providing them with sweet potatoes vines, amaranth grain