Grant Projects Tagged With Human Rights

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

Brighton Kalinga, Women and Girls Awareness on their Land Rights

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2017-07-05T06:23:49+00:00

Tanzanian customary norms are strongly against women owning land and controlling property. Most rural women are not aware of their fundamental rights, including the right to own land as enshrined in the 1977 constitution. This project will help raise rural women’s awareness on their rights to own land. Paralegal personnel [...]

Arnulfo Gomez, Afretlain Mayan Genocide Reparation Project

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2017-07-05T06:06:19+00:00

The Afretlain Genocide Reparation Project is an initiative established by indigenous human rights and peace activist Arnulfo Gomez Oxlaj. The initiative aims to build the movement for justice and reconstruction for the K’iche’ Mayan people for the genocide perpetrated against them during the 36-year armed conflict in Guatemala. Arnulfo was [...]

Syd Stewart, Supershero: The Journey of She

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2017-07-05T14:37:29+00:00

The Supershero Project is the brainchild of writer/poet/filmmaker Syd Stewart. This collection of video diaries features young women of color, ages 12-25 living in underserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, who share experiences of socioeconomic adversity. The project vision is to improve the lens through which they see and value [...]

Pritha Gopalan, Yalla!: A trusted, scalable software solution that connects relief agencies with vetted volunteers

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2017-06-13T01:45:41+00:00

Yalla! is a software that allows relief agencies and volunteers to customize volunteer participation and effectively support newly-arrived Syrian refugee families in New Jersey. Relief agencies and non-profits are stretched beyond their capacity in meeting the considerable health, educational, and financial needs of families forced to migrate due to the [...]

Ursula Gayou Esteva, More Young Men For Equality

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2017-06-07T02:32:15+00:00

Funded by Maria Elena, Sergio and Ursula; IIPSIS is a non-profit organization aimed to improve the living conditions of local young people, through social initiatives in Queretaro, México. Since globally men are most likely to be related to killing, both as perpetrators and victims, developing actions towards creating a culture [...]

Max Airborne, Lightning Bolt Community Safety for Small Businesses

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2017-05-23T08:18:28+00:00

Lightning Bolt Collective founders Katie Loncke, Max Airborne and Hasmik Geghamyan are organizing for greater community safety in Oakland, California. Their project, Lightning Bolt Community Safety for Small Businesses, is bringing together community safety organizations with small business workers and owners to train in skills that bring greater safety to [...]

Kalpalata Dutta, Creating E-Learning Resources on Human Rights

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2017-05-22T20:49:35+00:00

‘Creating E-Learning Resources on Human Rights’ is a joint initiative between the Asian Institute for Human Rights (AIHR) and Betelvine Learning. The project aims to create e-learning resources on human rights knowledge and skills that can enable a person to apply human rights to their own lives as well as [...]

Veronicah Mughogho, Good Sanitation For Proper Education

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2017-06-13T09:13:47+00:00

"Good Sanitation For Proper Education" is a project dedicated to the pupils of Mayembe Primary School in Rumphi, Malawi. The project intends to support and engage the local education committees to improve the school environment by providing proper sanitary facilities so to have more pupils attending the school.

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