Human Rights & Dignity Projects
Read about grantees who have received funding for their Human Rights & Dignity project from a Pollination Project grant.
Samuel Kangethe is a social worker who has been working for the past 15 years with orphans and vulnerable children programs in the areas around Nairobi, especially in the slums. In an effort to help his community, he traveled to the United States and attended an eight-month Bio intensive and cultural exchange program/internship
Think Green: if you want to help people and save the planet, then Petals with a Purpose is for you! Each week, volunteers, people with a social conscious, and individuals with and without intellectual disabilities create natural gifts of beauty using recycled items destined for the landfill like soup cans
The freedom of peaceful assembly is collapsing under the pressure of prior restraints, shrinking public spaces, misinformation, and outright violence. As a result, Dan Aymar-Blair founded the Article 20 Network to stop the collapse. The Article 20 Network defends and advances the human right to freedom of peaceful assembly worldwide.
The goal of this project is to process cassava through the use of cassava-processing machine into high-quality gari for community consumption. Harvesting and selling ordinary cassava is not easy and does not support the community food shortage problems in any way. Improving the face value of the cassava into high-quality gari
When outside visitors come into the prison setting—even for a one-off experience—it brings a taste of home into the walls: a boost of vibrancy, humanization, a sense of normalcy, creativity, hope, and joy. Recognizing the transformative power of arts, The Humans That We Are Prison Poetry Tour is a reimagined
Emily Miki’s project Share The Love (#ShareTheLove) is a charity project by Denis Miki Foundation, a nonprofit organization that was created out of the need to empower rural and urban poor communities. As the Founder/CEO of the Foundation, she works to empower and give a meaningful life to Orphans and Vulnerable
In most rural communities in Ngoketunjia Division of Cameroon, there is a culture of silence around sexual and reproductive health education with stigmatising behaviours towards PLWH. Sometimes, the mere fact that a woman is told not to breast feed her baby sends out a community signal that she is HIV/AIDS