Grant Projects Tagged With Women & Girls

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

Dickson Oketch – Hold a Girl’s Hand Initiative

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Can village girls weather the myriad challenges of unwanted pregnancy, lack of menstrual hygiene products & school supplies and rise to be successful? Dickson's Hold a Girl’s Hand Initiative is a school-based project which endeavors to holistically meet the needs of high school girls by providing guidance and counseling and [...]

Aikande Robert Nkya – Msichana Amka Timiza Ndoto Zako (Rise Up Girl and Make Up Your Dreams)



Many girls do not have safe and sustainable methods of menstrual management due to lack of money and stigmatization, which often resorts to using unsafe and alternative methods. Rise Up Girl and Wake Up Your Dreams, initiated by Ms. Aikande Robert Nkya, aims at providing trainings and education about menstruation [...]

Merlon Rgland – Project Sunrise



Project Sunrise aims to develop and offer day treatment services integrated within childcare and preschool settings to stimulate and nurture children before they go to kindergarten. The project uses the most innovative learning tools, curricula, playground equipment and indoor and outdoor learning environments to create learning spaces with educational development [...]

Prisca Kajila – Mushroom cultivation by WLHIV



“CHIDA Women's Group” is affiliated with the Community Health Issues and Development Association (CHIDA), a Tanzanian officially registered NGO. The group, under the leadership of Mrs Prisca Aloyce Kajila, is implementing a project reaching 25 women living with HIV who face acute malnutrition, food insecurity and poverty. The project is [...]

Kagulo Scovia – United Rural Women Food Pantry- Tororo



Did you know that the issue of men and boys stealing foodstuffs from their wives and mothers is not an uncommon case in rural Uganda? It is in fact, one of the key causes of domestic violence in rural Uganda. If this weren’t bad enough, when food is taken away [...]

Epamba Comfort and Tah Sheron- Besafe Re-Usable Pads For Adolescent Girls And Women In Cameroon



BeSafe Reusable pads is an initiative conceived by Epamba Comfort with the support of Tah Sheron. This project aims to improve Cameroonian women's health by setting up a micro-enterprise initiative for a women’s group in Kake-Kumba in the production and sale of reusable, washable sanitary pads to their immediate communities [...]

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 [...]

Rochelle Howard, My Little Black Dress of Success (M.L.B.D.S.) Mentorship Program



The "My Little Black Dress of Success" Mentorship Program was created by Rochelle E. Howard. The program is designed to assist young girls as they transition from phase to phase. Life skills such as etiquette, budget/money management, making healthy choices and conflict resolution are just a few of the skills [...]

George Kamau – Zama Zama Dance And Development Centre


Zama Zama Dance and Development Center is a community development organization that uses dance activities and other forms of art to engender broad social-economic development, while also affecting positive social change. Founded in 2012 in the Mathare area which is one of the Africa's largest and poorest slums, Zama Zama [...]

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: [...]

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