Economic Empowerment Projects

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

Mabinju Village in Siaya County – Women Cultivating Power of Moringa

2018-11-27T11:54:49+00:00

The Women Cultivating Power of Moringa Project is located in Mabinju Village in the Western region of Kenya. This project is a sustainable approach to combating poverty, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the community. A group of 15 women cultivates and harvests moringa, a food supplement that has many medicinal [...]

Alessandra & Eduardo Sydney – Improving the quality of life by growing edible mushrooms: changing whole lives

2018-11-27T11:44:17+00:00

Demystifying the Mushrooms was created by Alessandra & Eduardo Sydney to promote knowledge about mushrooms. Located in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, Alessandra and Sydnes aim to teach the community about the benefits of mushrooms, including information about how to cultivate them and how to prepare recipes and products from them. Brazilians [...]

Tich Tire Vocational Skills Project – Tich Tire Vocational Skills Project

2018-11-26T11:45:12+00:00

Youth unemployment is a major contributor to increased crime rates perpetrated by jobless and idle youth in Kisumu, Kenya. Tich Tire Vocational Skills Project aims at providing alternative pathways to employment through masonry apprenticeship training, which will enable youth to gainful employment. This grant will help purchase tools and equipment [...]

Growing Bananas and Cassavas for Poverty – Growing Bananas and Cassavas for Poverty Eradication

2018-11-26T11:42:23+00:00

With dwindling returns on maize farming and unpredictable rainfall patterns, small scale farmers with small plots can no longer afford to solely rely on maize to feed their bulging families. Subsistence farmers must embrace growing alternative crops that can ensure high yields from their small plots and mitigate food insecurity. [...]

Hero Women Group, Naomi Faith, Jackline – Hero Women Group

2018-11-26T11:59:25+00:00

According to recent report by United Nations; Human Development Index (HDI) 2017, Kenya reports the unemployment rate at 39.1%. The latest statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high youth unemployment rate which as company’s downside due to harsh economic environment. Esther proposed to educate women on other job opportunities that [...]

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