East Africa Hub Grantees

Browse our recent East African grantees as they fight to make their world's a better place.
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Jael Akoth founded the Inua Mama project, a Swahili expression meaning, “Rise up a woman!” The project is aimed at empowering village women to adopt social entrepreneurs as a group in order to start up village ventures for poverty alleviation.  (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Jael Akoth founded the Inua Mama project, a Swahili expression meaning, “Rise up a woman!” The project is aimed at empowering village women to adopt social entrepreneurs as a group in order to start up village ventures for poverty alleviation. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Tutulane Soap Making works to improve the economic status of thirty widows, women and youth in Malawi so they are able to live an independent life without relying on outside support. (Oct. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Tutulane Soap Making works to improve the economic status of thirty widows, women and youth in Malawi so they are able to live an independent life without relying on outside support. (Oct. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Lauren Vining is a former Pollination Project working in rural Kenya. Together with Devon Legare, they launched the Kuinua Craft Project, to support women in the Masaai village of Namanga, Kenya turn their traditional craft skills into a profitable enterprise. #Kenya #seedthechange (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Lauren Vining is a former Pollination Project working in rural Kenya. Together with Devon Legare, they launched the Kuinua Craft Project, to support women in the Masaai village of Namanga, Kenya turn their traditional craft skills into a profitable enterprise. #Kenya #seedthechange (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In Likoni, Kenya, plastic bags and bottles litter the sides of roads, taking away from the natural landscape. To best conquer this environmental concern, Kishoka Youth Organization is creating an Environmental Clean Up and Justice program where they will make Eco Blocks to then be used as building materials.  (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In Likoni, Kenya, plastic bags and bottles litter the sides of roads, taking away from the natural landscape. To best conquer this environmental concern, Kishoka Youth Organization is creating an Environmental Clean Up and Justice program where they will make Eco Blocks to then be used as building materials. (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

With his initial seed grant from The Pollination Project, Joseph provided energy saving solar lights to rural families to help their children maintain their educational requirements. Joseph also wanted to create an environment that fostered an interest in literacy and the light allowed for all to read at all hours. By transitioning from kerosene, paraffin candles and firewood for lighting purposes, households save money and exposure to pollutants. (Nov. 15 East Arica Hub Grantee - Flow Fund)

With his initial seed grant from The Pollination Project, Joseph provided energy saving solar lights to rural families to help their children maintain their educational requirements. Joseph also wanted to create an environment that fostered an interest in literacy and the light allowed for all to read at all hours. By transitioning from kerosene, paraffin candles and firewood for lighting purposes, households save money and exposure to pollutants. (Nov. 15 East Arica Hub Grantee - Flow Fund)

In Kacerere, located deep in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, is an indigenous tribe that is deeply rooted to their traditions. Anthony Ayebare founded Global Batwa Outreach, which works with the Batwa tribe in creating community based, self sustaining programs that offer food, shelter and life skills (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In Kacerere, located deep in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, is an indigenous tribe that is deeply rooted to their traditions. Anthony Ayebare founded Global Batwa Outreach, which works with the Batwa tribe in creating community based, self sustaining programs that offer food, shelter and life skills (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In the heart of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala lies a dedicated group of individuals committed to providing innovative and recycled crafts. Disability Art Project Uganda is spearheaded by Fred Batale, a man whose physical disability has not gotten in the way of reaching his dreams of offering support to others. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In the heart of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala lies a dedicated group of individuals committed to providing innovative and recycled crafts. Disability Art Project Uganda is spearheaded by Fred Batale, a man whose physical disability has not gotten in the way of reaching his dreams of offering support to others. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

The objective of Megabridge Foundation is to improve the livelihood opportunities for youth through the provision of skills and support for self-autonomy. This particular project aims at promoting self-employment opportunities among the unemployed youth, assisting villagers to improve their skills for continued employment openings, increasing accessibility of information through the Internet and generating income for orphans and vulnerable children. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

The objective of Megabridge Foundation is to improve the livelihood opportunities for youth through the provision of skills and support for self-autonomy. This particular project aims at promoting self-employment opportunities among the unemployed youth, assisting villagers to improve their skills for continued employment openings, increasing accessibility of information through the Internet and generating income for orphans and vulnerable children. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

As a recipient of a $300 flow fund, they will be able to expand their work by training more women in soccer and in HIV education.Ruth was a 2014 grantee.  Her organization received a $1,000 seed grant that gave them the opportunity to create awareness projects on gender equality in football through radio, dramas, newspapers and community engagement opportunities. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee - Flow Fund)

As a recipient of a $300 flow fund, they will be able to expand their work by training more women in soccer and in HIV education.Ruth was a 2014 grantee. Her organization received a $1,000 seed grant that gave them the opportunity to create awareness projects on gender equality in football through radio, dramas, newspapers and community engagement opportunities. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee - Flow Fund)

In 2014 Jimmy Amone received a $1,000 seed grant from The Pollination Project and turned his dream of creating a Community Basketball Court into a reality. Located in Kitgum, Uganda amongst a soccer pitch, gardens and dirt roads is a court where people gather to bring social change to society. This follow up grant will help provide new equipment and training.  (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee - Flow Fund)

In 2014 Jimmy Amone received a $1,000 seed grant from The Pollination Project and turned his dream of creating a Community Basketball Court into a reality. Located in Kitgum, Uganda amongst a soccer pitch, gardens and dirt roads is a court where people gather to bring social change to society. This follow up grant will help provide new equipment and training. (Nov. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee - Flow Fund)


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Former grantee strikes again!  Fountain Youth Initiative (FYI) in Githurai, Kenya is launching the Mtandao Mashinani Initiative to supplement the Rise Up computer skills training program by providing internet services to trainees so they can widen their scope of education.  #seedthechange #Kenya (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Former grantee strikes again! Fountain Youth Initiative (FYI) in Githurai, Kenya is launching the Mtandao Mashinani Initiative to supplement the Rise Up computer skills training program by providing internet services to trainees so they can widen their scope of education. #seedthechange #Kenya (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In Likoni, Kenya, plastic bags and bottles litter the sides of roads, taking away from the natural landscape. To best conquer this environmental concern, Kishoka Youth Organization is creating an Environmental Clean Up and Justice program where they will make Eco Blocks to then be used as building materials.  (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In Likoni, Kenya, plastic bags and bottles litter the sides of roads, taking away from the natural landscape. To best conquer this environmental concern, Kishoka Youth Organization is creating an Environmental Clean Up and Justice program where they will make Eco Blocks to then be used as building materials. (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

After studying agriculture soil management, David began implementing his approach, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, which involves planting soybeans alongside other legumes that will in turn deposit vital nutrients into the soil, rejuvenating ten hectares and tripling product yields. David has now dedicated his time to educate his fellow farmers through his Community Farmers Fix Sick Soil project. (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

After studying agriculture soil management, David began implementing his approach, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, which involves planting soybeans alongside other legumes that will in turn deposit vital nutrients into the soil, rejuvenating ten hectares and tripling product yields. David has now dedicated his time to educate his fellow farmers through his Community Farmers Fix Sick Soil project. (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Craft for Empowerment Project | Uganda | 45 refugee widows & child mothers will acquire skills in business, jewelry making and beading.  They will also learn financial literacy in hopes that these women can start their own business.  #seedthechange (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Craft for Empowerment Project | Uganda | 45 refugee widows & child mothers will acquire skills in business, jewelry making and beading. They will also learn financial literacy in hopes that these women can start their own business. #seedthechange (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Justina’s project, Vocational Skills Training for Girls, will teach vocational skills to 100 girls aged between fourteen and twenty five years in Butula Sub-County in Kenya who are no longer enrolled in the formal school system.  (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Justina’s project, Vocational Skills Training for Girls, will teach vocational skills to 100 girls aged between fourteen and twenty five years in Butula Sub-County in Kenya who are no longer enrolled in the formal school system. (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In rural Busia, Kenya, women are gathering to share experiences and information on issues ranging from human rights to dignity of women. The Leading Ladies Club was founded when Liz, a young girl from the community was raped and women came together to march the streets seeking justice. #seedthechange (Oct. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

In rural Busia, Kenya, women are gathering to share experiences and information on issues ranging from human rights to dignity of women. The Leading Ladies Club was founded when Liz, a young girl from the community was raped and women came together to march the streets seeking justice. #seedthechange (Oct. 15 East Africa Hub Grantee)

John Chege Kinyanjui, the founder of  A Hundred Foundation, states, “Education is vital to building respect for the worth, dignity and equality of every individual in our diverse society.” It is with this mindset that he has dedicated himself to developing a resource center in Kiambu, Kenya, to help with youth unemployment. #seedthechange (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

John Chege Kinyanjui, the founder of A Hundred Foundation, states, “Education is vital to building respect for the worth, dignity and equality of every individual in our diverse society.” It is with this mindset that he has dedicated himself to developing a resource center in Kiambu, Kenya, to help with youth unemployment. #seedthechange (Oct. 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Topistar Were's project: Supporting Orphans Through Income-Generating Activities, aims to ensure that twenty orphans and vulnerable children have access to proper nutrition, balanced diet and clean water to foster healthy living by educating the people in her village.  #seedthechange #Kenya (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Topistar Were's project: Supporting Orphans Through Income-Generating Activities, aims to ensure that twenty orphans and vulnerable children have access to proper nutrition, balanced diet and clean water to foster healthy living by educating the people in her village. #seedthechange #Kenya (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Justine Magara | Peace Ceramic Water Filter Project.  Working with several local volunteers, Justine founded the Peace Ceramic Water Filter Project in order to eradicate waterborne illnesses resulting from unclean or contaminated drinking water. #Kenya #seedthechange (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

Justine Magara | Peace Ceramic Water Filter Project. Working with several local volunteers, Justine founded the Peace Ceramic Water Filter Project in order to eradicate waterborne illnesses resulting from unclean or contaminated drinking water. #Kenya #seedthechange (Oct 2015 East Africa Hub Grantee)

See the impact The Pollination Project $1,000 daily grants have impacted lives around the world.  #seedthechange

See the impact The Pollination Project $1,000 daily grants have impacted lives around the world. #seedthechange

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