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Food Matters: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.27.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week we helped seed community and school gardens in Uganda, Cameroon, and St. Louis Missouri. These projects provide local residents with not just access to healthy food, but the tools to grow their own food and maintain ownership of their own food sources.

A Partnership for the Next Generation: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.19.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Please join me in celebrating these 20 inspiring youth leaders and the seed grants that we were able to give them.

The Seeds are Planted: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.06.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week we were honored to give seed grants of $1000 each to people around the world who are tackling environmental and social problems in their communities.

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kidnap 100 In Cameroon

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 08.04.2015 | World

YAOUNDE, Aug 4 (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and about 100 others were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in an overnight ra...

Travel and Privilege: Why Is International Travel Easy for Nationals of Some Countries, But Not for Others?

The Advice Project | Posted 07.24.2015 | Travel
The Advice Project

Advice Project Cameroon Program Manager, Fomuso Blessing Nabila, and two teens from our class in Bamenda, Cameroon (Gaelle and Shneider), spent over 30 hours traveling due to a myriad of visa complications and problems with airline and airport officials.

Cameroon Locked Up 84 Children For Months After 'Boko Haram' School Raids

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 06.19.2015 | World

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Cameroonian authorities have been holding 84 children — some as young as 5 years old — for months without charge after off...

9 Ways to Heal: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Healing happens in so many ways. From arts programs, to yoga, to support groups, many of our grantees this week are providing opportunities for communities to heal the challenging circumstances of their lives.

Summiting Kilimanjaro to See the End of NTDs

Kathy Spahn | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact
Kathy Spahn

I have never been one to shy away from a challenge. Whether taking the train into New York City by myself as a young teen to attend dance classes with Alvin Ailey, or deciding at the age of 40 to abandon a career in the arts to get involved in the HIV/AIDS crisis, or, just ten years ago, taking the helm of one of the oldest NGOs in the U.S.

Victim-Blaming of Teen Rape Survivors in Cameroon

The Advice Project | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
The Advice Project

According to a U.N. survey of crime trends in 2008, the rape rate in my country, Cameroon, was 2.4 women per 100,000 citizens. Sadly, these numbers don't reflect the reality of how many women and girls actually get raped in Cameroon.

Soldiers Bring Vaccines To People In Areas Prone To Attacks From Boko Haram

IRIN News | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact

This post originally appeared on IRIN News. MAROUA, 13 April 2015 (IRIN) - How do you vaccinate women and children against polio in remote areas p...

How Nigeria Can Lead Again

Henri Fouda | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
Henri Fouda

Nigeria has a long history of strong leadership. Under both civilian and military rules in the past, Nigeria has provided a beneficial leadership in African affairs. For the sake of Nigeria, Africa and the world, it needs to lead again.

Young People Making a Difference: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.07.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Two years ago The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world.

Little Sparks: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.31.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Two years ago The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. This summer we will make our 1000th grant! Here are the extraordinary people we supported with seed funding this week.

Stunning Photos Of Teen Moms' Struggles In Cameroon -- And How We Can Help

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact

One photographer has captured glimpses of the reality of life as a teenage mother in underserved regions of Cameroon. Artist Paolo Patruno visited ...

Hopeful Horizons: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Two years ago, The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we started, over 50 individuals and families have joined in, each giving $1 or more a day to support the grantees.

Compassion Around the World: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Just over two years ago The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world.

Separated at Birth: Delivering in a Cameroonian Prison

Jennifer James | Posted 02.05.2015 | Impact
Jennifer James

With the help of other women prisoners she called her fellow prison mates and coached them with strict instructions. Cécile gave birth to Christelle at 40 weeks on an average, early Monday morning, but a day pitted in deep sorrow and sadness for her.

Boko Haram Shoot, Burn To Death Dozens Of Civilians In Cameroon

AP | EDWIN KINDZEKA MOKI and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters took revenge Thursday on villagers in Cameroon, shooting and burning scores to death and ra...

Boko Haram Slaughter Over 100 People In Cameroon

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2015 | World

ACCRA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Boko Haram fighters killed more than 100 people during an attack on the north Cameroon town of Fotokol, murdering residents i...

'New Generation' Of Wars, Epidemics, Disasters Harming 60 Million Children: UNICEF

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact

(Adds remarks by UNICEF's Khan in interview paragraphs 5, 16-25) By Magdalena Mis LONDON, Jan 29 (Thomson Reuters Found...

German Man Kidnapped By Boko Haram Freed

AP | By MOKI EDWIN KINDZEKA | Posted 03.23.2015 | World

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A German man who was kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group in July and freed said Wednesday he never knew if ...

Boko Haram Kidnaps Scores In Cameroon, Minister Says

AP | BASHIR ADIGUN and ROBBIE COREY-BOULET | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram attacked a village in northern Cameroon early Sunday, killing three people and staging its largest kidnapping yet i...

How Cameroon's Imams Are Using The Internet To Fight Boko Haram

VOA News | Moki Edwin Kindzeka | Posted 01.15.2015 | Religion

YAOUNDE — Muslim clerics, traditional rulers and dignitaries from Cameroon's northern border areas with Nigeria have assembled in Yaounde to be trai...

African HRC Reflects on 2014

Melanie Nathan | Posted 03.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Melanie Nathan

As Americans revel in equality gains, we cannot forget that as LGBTI people, we are all members of a persecuted global minority with a responsibility towards one another, regardless of who we are or where we live.

Boko Haram Hits Villages In Cameroon In Wave Of Attacks

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2015 | World

By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Cameroon's army killed at least 41 Islamist militants as it fought off a wave of attacks alo...