Grant Projects Tagged With Economic Development

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

Mama Dolfine, Sustainable Agriculture for Education

2017-04-20T10:17:18+00:00

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 [...]

Mercy Auma Owinyi, Green Food Bank Project

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2017-04-26T15:54:57+00:00

Green Food Bank is a project aimed at promoting food security within the village households of Virhembe sub-location, Kakamega County Kenya. This is undertaken through training to control post- harvest losses, best and sustainable farming methods, and finding market niche for their farm products, hence protecting them from being exploited [...]

Nkwelle Jacob Esong, Building Solar Dryers To Conserve Vegetables And Spices

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2017-04-13T07:12:53+00:00

A major problem with green leafy vegetables and spices like bitter leaf (Vernonia amydalina), Okongobong (Telifera occidentalis), Erru (Gnetum africanum), capsicum pepper and mushrooms is that they are seasonal and highly perishable. During the pick season they are often sold at give-away prices and some are simply wasted in the [...]

Anagho Emmanuel Anyangwe, Strengthening The Capacity Of Female University Drop Outs In Yaounde Cameroon

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2017-04-17T12:49:55+00:00

Strengthening The Capacity Of Female University Drop Outs In Yaounde Cameroon is an initiative of Anagho Emmanuel (organizer of Netsquared Yaoundé) in collaboration with Abel Misodi (CEO of hope foundation), and other volunteers. The project goal is to help women who have been forced to drop out of Cameroonian universities [...]

Brandon Guzman, Bambou Soutenir

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2017-04-17T12:46:30+00:00

Brandon Guzman, Frandly Seney, and Louben's Jean-Paul started Bambou Soutenir in northern Haiti to help promote local development and self-sufficiency. Haiti has been studied countless times over the last few decades and erosion is causing so many hillsides and farms to fail. Brandon Guzman came up with the idea of [...]

Esther Wanjiku Mwangi, Esvendo Social Inclusion

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2017-04-17T12:44:56+00:00

Esvendo social inclusion project is an initiative created by Esther Mwangi. It was conceptualized after the realization over 3 million school days are lost every month because girls don't have a proper way to handle their mensturation. The social enterprise aims to stop adolescent girls from missing school in Kenyan [...]

Ann Gloria Njoki Nyawira, Able Hands

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2017-03-23T11:29:43+00:00

Able Hands is a project of Deaf Outreach Program, which is a young disability organization that works toward promoting inclusion of persons with disability in development. This project will train 40 persons with disabilities on tailoring skills combined with entrepreneurship skill. After the training, the project's beneficiaries will be given ownership [...]