Schools & Education Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Schools & Education project from a Pollination Project grant.

Sophia Hanson – National Youth Foundation – Amazing Women’s Edition

2017-11-15T09:49:02+00:00

The National Youth Foundation (NYF), and founders Sophia Hanson, Jamee Joppy and Carolyn Crawford, created the Amazing Women’s Edition competition to promote diversity and gender equality in student literature. The Amazing Women's Edition calls upon students in grades K-8 to get to know extraordinary women in their communities and to [...]

Kausalya Raman – English Kadhavu, Bridging the Language Divide in India

2017-11-10T12:43:15+00:00

English Kadhavu is an organization created by University of California Davis student Kausalya Raman that aims to bridge the language divide that exists in Tamilnadu, India. Kausalya, along with the organization’s Director of Development, Shreya Sodhi, accomplish this by designing, developing, and distributing supplemental English learning material to underprivileged students. [...]

EMCLOW (Empowerment And Cultivation of Women) Project – EMCLOW (Empowerment And Cultivation of Women) Project

2017-10-12T01:09:51+00:00

According to a mini-survey conducted in 2008 on class enrollments of girls and pregnancy-related drop-out rates for the year, 10,000 girls in Kenya dropped out of school because of pregnancy, with the Coastal region of Kenya having one of the highest regional drop-out rates for primary and secondary levels. In [...]

Solange – Her Voice Matters

2017-09-27T06:37:00+00:00

Reading at a young age has fundamental advantages for children, including critical brain and emotional development, increased self-confidence and self-awareness, and broadened perspective and tolerance. Books also prove to be a useful tool for empowering adolescent girls, particularly those from underprivileged families without female role models at home. Unfortunately, Rwandan [...]

Dickson Oketch – Hold a Girl’s Hand Initiative

2017-09-26T16:06:07+00:00

Can village girls weather the myriad challenges of unwanted pregnancy, lack of menstrual hygiene products & school supplies and rise to be successful? Dickson's Hold a Girl’s Hand Initiative is a school-based project which endeavors to holistically meet the needs of high school girls by providing guidance and counseling and [...]

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