Grant Projects Tagged With Women & Girls

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

Beatrice Adhiambo Omiro, Yes Women Initiative

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YES Women Initiative is a project lead by Beatrice A Omiro aimed at empowering widows and vulnerable women in Mumias sub-county, Kakamega County in the western part of Kenya, through entrepreneurship and capacity development. We recognize problems or challenges such as widow inheritance, gender based violence, low income, illiteracy, and [...]

Caroline Chepkorir, CarBie Natural Beauty

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CarBie Natural Beauty is a project founded by Caroline Chepkorir Biegon to promote the use of natural beauty products in Kenya. The project is designed to provide vulnerable campus girls from marginalized communities with alternative source of income generation through intensive relevant skills training and opportunity placements. This will further enhance [...]

Delaney Marie McDermott, Making Waves

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Making Waves is a program started by three sisters, Michaela, Cameron, and Delaney McDermott. It is a surfing program created for young girls to promote healthy living, mentally and physically. The goal is to create a positive and supportive environment for girls to be themselves, share memories, and learn to [...]

Achi Rehema Tchakubuta, The Soap Making Factory Project

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The Soap Making Factory Project is an initiative created by Ms. Achi Rehema, a Congolese girl living in Tanzania (Kigoma region) with her family who fled the war from Congo to Tanzania in 1998 when she was four years old. She had to complete harshly standard seven in school because of [...]

Wanjiru Wahome, SGF Vegetable Garden

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Among the first of its kind in Loosuk Center Samburu County, SGF Vegetable garden is an initiative to grow produce that will help feed the girls and make them learn a few agriculture techniques. Samburu Girls Foundation (SGF) is a Kenyan non-profit whose primary work is to rescue girls from child-marriage, [...]

Pravin Khandpasole, DISHA Helpline

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DISHA is a non-government organization (NGO) in India. It works for rights and holistic restoration of victims of violent crimes and people at risk. DISHA's dream and goal is to bring ‘Equal Rights and Equal Access to Justice’ to those who are experiencing inequality. People’s genuine need for support and information led DISHA [...]

Simo Pierre Talla, Women Working for Women to Ensure a Culture of Sustainable Tourism in Buea, Cameroon

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Women Working for Women to Ensure a Culture of Sustainable Tourism on Mount Cameroon is an initiative by Simo Pierre Talla of Sarah Etonge Foundation, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Buea, Cameroon. Tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing industries and provides a wide range of income-generation [...]