Grants Funded in 2017

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

Mama Dolfine, Sustainable Agriculture for Education


Mama Dolfine is the soul and founder of the Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation, in Kisumu, Kenya. In 2006 she opened her own non-formal school, the Korando Educational Center, to educate the most marginalized children of the community. When Torsten Kremser met Dolfine he was so inspired by her dedication towards [...]

Joseph Osuigwe Chidiebere, Project End FGM


Joseph Osuigwe Chidiebere, the Executive Director/Founder of Devatop Centre for Africa Development created Project End Female Genital Mutilation (Project End FGM) to reduce by 50% the incidence of FGM in Kuje Area Council, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. Project End FGM is aimed at fostering community awareness and action by training [...]

Rashanda Autry Payne, Fannie’s House Room Addition


Rashanda Autry Payne is the Executive Director and founder of Fannie's House, an organization working to fight human trafficking. We aim to achieve this goal through prevention, awareness, providing essential indirect and direct services to victims/survivors of human trafficking. We serve victims/survivors of human trafficking females ages 13-24. This project is [...]

India Williams, Lyrical Leaders Love Your Body Project


The Love Your Body Poetry Project is an initiative that allows adolescent girls from the Pacesetters of South Jersey and WeCare Youth Peer Leadership Program in Buena, NJ to work with an artist using ekphrastic poetry (art-inspired poetry) as a mechanism for social change. Under the direction of the artist [...]

Beished Shabangu Majahonkhe, Sanitation Across Swaziland


Our Sanitation across Swaziland program partners with the following Swazi Hotels: Piggs Peak Hotel & Casino, Sibane Hotel, Bethel Court & Vineyard including Esibayeni Lodge, eLangeni Primary School and Malindza New Hope Center, and Malindza High School and the American NGO Give Hope, Fight Poverty. The hotels provide the soaps, [...]

Rodger Mwanza, Save A Life Initiative( SALI)


The Save A Life Initiative (SALI) is a project founded by long time Lifestyle Educator, Rodger Mwanza and Astridah Mwanza to help the community in primary healthcare screening focusing on Non-Communicable Diseases in Lusaka , Zambia. Through the Health expo screening programs and lifestyle/Health education seminars backed with scientific and evidence [...]