Grants Funded in 2017

We provide micro grants for social change projects worldwide. These are the projects we funded in 2017.

Aimee Martinez and Rachel Melvald of Artists in Mind – The Future Moves Slow :: a celebration and discussion around Cuban artists, the resilience of the Cuban people, and the creative expression born out of US-Cuban relations.

2017-12-11T02:52:01+00:00

Aimee Martinez, PsyD and Rachel Melvald, MSW are two Los Angeles-based psychotherapists with a passion for art who aim to promote and create space for emerging artists from underdeveloped areas without traditional means of exposure. Their first project involves a pop-up art gallery focusing on the creativity of artists in [...]

Thomas Ngwira – Doroba Community Kitchen Gardening For Improve Nutrition Project

2017-12-11T02:42:06+00:00

Thomas Ngwira is the founder and executive director of Action for Sustainable Development (ASUD), a local Malawian nongovernmental organization that aims to protect the environment in rural communities, improve food security and nutrition, enable vulnerable households to become economically self-sustaining and reduce the impact and spread of HIV/AIDS. The Doroba [...]

Women Development Centre (WODEC) – Eco-friendly re-usable sanitary pads

2017-12-08T07:28:52+00:00

The Women Development Centre (East Africa) Ltd (WODEC) is a women-led social enterprise in Eldoret, Kenya, which has firmly positioned itself to engage in the development of quality sustainable feminine hygiene for all. We are dedicated to addressing Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM), in urban areas and slums. Why? Because MHM [...]

Yves Bonnardel and many other people all over the world, World Campaign for Aquatic Animals “Another Perspective on Fishes” and World Day for the End of Fishing

2017-12-12T09:39:31+00:00

----------- Project Narrative: Yves Bonnardel, 51 years old, thinker and grassroots activist, engaged against many oppressions in an egalitarian and left-libertarian perspective. He has been engaged in the animalist cause for 28 years, trying to develop a political movement against speciesism, for animal equality, promoting a change of civilization for [...]

COMMONSTUDIO – STRAINS

2017-12-06T10:12:35+00:00

Working in the complex hydrological ecosystem of Bangalore, India, STRAINS seeks to demonstrate the potential impact of simple in-stream urban wastewater remediation strategies that can be implemented inexpensively from the bottom-up. The project will build a pilot intervention to show proof of concept! The STRAINS project is a interdisciplinary partnership [...]

Mbusa Bahweribugha Eric – Installation of a 5,000 Litre rainwater harvesting tank on Kiburara Church of Uganda building

2017-12-06T10:07:40+00:00

Malnutrition and anemia have been distinctly observed among children and pregnant mothers in the Kagando parish of Kisinga sub county, Uganda. Mr. Eric Mbusa Bahweribugha, along with the board of MUB - Home Foundation, will install a 5000 liter rainwater harvesting tank at the Kiburara Church of Uganda building. The [...]

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