Economic Empowerment Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Economic Empowerment project from a Pollination Project grant.

Mercy Auma Owinyi, Green Food Bank Project

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2017-04-26T15:54:57+00:00

Green Food Bank is a project aimed at promoting food security within the village households of Virhembe sub-location, Kakamega County Kenya. This is undertaken through training to control post- harvest losses, best and sustainable farming methods, and finding market niche for their farm products, hence protecting them from being exploited [...]

Anagho Emmanuel Anyangwe, Strengthening The Capacity Of Female University Drop Outs In Yaounde Cameroon

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2017-04-17T12:49:55+00:00

Strengthening The Capacity Of Female University Drop Outs In Yaounde Cameroon is an initiative of Anagho Emmanuel (organizer of Netsquared Yaoundé) in collaboration with Abel Misodi (CEO of hope foundation), and other volunteers. The project goal is to help women who have been forced to drop out of Cameroonian universities [...]

Brandon Guzman, Bambou Soutenir

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2017-04-17T12:46:30+00:00

Brandon Guzman, Frandly Seney, and Louben's Jean-Paul started Bambou Soutenir in northern Haiti to help promote local development and self-sufficiency. Haiti has been studied countless times over the last few decades and erosion is causing so many hillsides and farms to fail. Brandon Guzman came up with the idea of [...]

Esther Wanjiku Mwangi, Esvendo Social Inclusion

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2017-04-17T12:44:56+00:00

Esvendo social inclusion project is an initiative created by Esther Mwangi. It was conceptualized after the realization over 3 million school days are lost every month because girls don't have a proper way to handle their mensturation. The social enterprise aims to stop adolescent girls from missing school in Kenyan [...]

Karine Sar, Empowering Disabled Women in Casamance (Senegal) through micro-enterprise

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2017-04-06T09:11:45+00:00

Karine and Deline’s Gift, the organization she leads, work to serve and create practical and impactful economic opportunities for marginalized and disabled women in Casamance, Senegal. They do that by them with providing skills training, seed funding and long term coaching so they can create successful micro enterprises that lead [...]

Rebecca Singleton, The Promised Group: Project RESET

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2017-03-30T07:56:33+00:00

Rebecca and Troy Singleton are the founders of project RESET (Rebuild. Educate. Stabilize. Employ. Transform.), a program designed to provide minority citizens returning from prison with an opportunity to reset their lives through transitional housing, job training, financial literacy, and intensive case management. The founders believe that if given the [...]

Stacia A. Miller, SSAMAC (Sailor, Soldier, Airman and Marine Access Center)

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2017-03-23T10:16:28+00:00

John and Stacia Miller founded the Sailor, Soldier, Airman and Marine Access Center (www.ssamac.org) to provide legal, employment and social services to active-duty and retired military, veterans and their dependents. One of their most valuable social services is the provision of group support meetings for those that suffer from PTSD and [...]