Grant Projects Tagged With Economic Development

Read about grantees who have received funding from a Pollination Project grant .

Restoring Hope for the Girl Child – Restoring Hope for the Girl Child

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2017-10-12T01:06:16+00:00

Twehikire Baker and Grace Twehikire are the founders of Restoring hope for the Girl Child, an organization that educates vulnerable girl children in Kanungu District Uganda by equipping them with necessary marketable life skills for self reliance. The project, started in 2007, trains girls in tailoring, fashion and design, and [...]

Ajibola Oladejo – Purple Pearls Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WEDP)

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2017-09-15T05:19:16+00:00

Mujidat Ajibola's Purple Pearls Women's Entrepreneurship Development Programme is focused on funding vulnerable women; especially those that have been displaced as a result of terrorist activities in Nigeria and are in business or have been trained in some crafts to remove them out of the shackles of poverty. By empowering [...]

Betty Abah – Sustainable Livelihoods Enhancement for Teenage Girls in Makoko Slum, Lagos

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2017-09-08T07:44:45+00:00

This skills acquisition training will benefit at-risk girls, teenage mothers and other vulnerable young women in Makoko and surrounding slums (waterfront communities) in Lagos, Nigeria. It will utilize natural materials from the local environment to create products that will enhance their livelihoods. For example, they young women will turn the [...]

Jenny Rose Karuhanga – Neighbors Group Mushroom Project

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2017-08-29T06:34:51+00:00

Mushrooms are a traditional delicacy in the African setting, including this Uganda-based project. They have high nutritious value, as well as medicinal functions. Mushrooms are a very good source of proteins, minerals and vitamins. In this project, we will train ten low income women in mushroom growing. Mushrooms are a [...]

Paul Wanyama – Single Mothers Capacity Building Programme

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2017-08-15T06:46:52+00:00

The Single Mothers Capacity Bulding Programme targets vulnerable households that are headed by single mothers without any formal employment or a stable source of income. Single mothers will be trained in hairdressing skills in a County Polytechnic at Lung`anyiro. These single mothers will jointly establish a hair dressing training center [...]

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