Grant Projects Tagged With Economic Development

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

Akongo Beza – Empowering Women Project

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Akongo Benza, Achieng Betrice and Apalat Grace started the Empowering Women Project in Tororo Uganda, which helps women contribute to the economic development of their families by undertaking small-scale businesses. The project trains women in business skills and empowers them with start up capital to start profitable small businesses. The [...]

Patrick Mutemi, Mary Mumbua – Green Irrigation Project

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The Green Irrigation Project is spearheaded by Patrick Kitali Mutemi. Its main purpose is to encourage the community to practice organic farming to promote both human and environmental health. Climate change is real and the farming community needs to adapt with more efficient ways of irrigation in anticipation of less [...]

Joet Ntale – Skills For All Computer Centre



Skills for All Computer Centre is a project initiated by Ntale Joet a blind musician and instrumentalist who is self-trained in computer application and jos software for blind computer users. He was born in Mayuge District, Kaluba Village, where he use his music to sensitize the public about equal rights, love and [...]

Charles Omwanro, Vocational Training For Adolescent Mothers

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Although gender-based violence is a menace that affects both males and females, it is a fact that woman and girls are more vulnerable at the hands of men as the perpetrators. Young Men Champions in Ending Gender-Based Violence (YMCEG) is an initiative aimed at transforming potential SGBV/GBV perpetrators into non-violent [...]

Ann Otieno – New Beginnings Crisis Pregnancy Center


Teen pregnancy is a difficult situation for any girl, and grantee Ann Otieno knows first hand that without a good support system it can have severe consequences on the young mother. At New Beginnings Crisis Pregnancy Initiative based in Eldoret, Kenya, Ann provides girls with much needed services such as: [...]

Selestine Ouko – Sele Energy Venture



Local women who intimately understand local environmental issues and needs--like 28 year old Selestine Ouko--will be working with and supporting the training of 10 local women to set up a small and sustainable renewable energy social enterprise to sell and distribute solar lamps and energy-saving cookstoves. The project will also [...]

Kanita Brown and Kara Nelson – Be An Entrepreneur… NOW


Maximum Exposure Learning Services, Inc. consists of educators with first-hand experience in under-served communities. They have witnessed the lack of programs and resources to support enriching life experiences. Many school curriculum are focused on standardized tests, which prohibit the students from being able to plan, set goals, and think about [...]

Davidson County Transitional Services, SEC2ND Chance Outreach



Sec2ND Chance is a Community Outreach Re-Entry & Recidivism Program developed under the leadership of Dr M Fay Ashworth, an ex-offender many years ago. Influenced by the growing social needs of the community, the Chief Executive Director responded by developing the Sec2ND Chance Community Outreach, which provides evidence-based programs to [...]

Kyobutungi Allen, Empowering Communities Through The Briquette Fuel Making (Clean Energy For Cooking)

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Rubirizi Women's Association for Empowerment (RWAE) was created by a motivated group of passionate graduates to give back to the community, responding to the challenges of women affected greatly by gender inequality, unemployment, diseases and other detriments in the Rubirizi District, Uganda. RWAE hopes to implement various projects in the [...]

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