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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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)

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.

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 and Devon Legare, the Saidia Mama Maasai Craft Project

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, Supporting Orphans Through Income-Generating Activities

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…

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)

Anthony Ayebare, Training 35 Farmers in Organic Manure and Fertilizer

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)


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