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Love Your Mother Earth: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven grantees whose environmentally friendly projects are bringing justice to the vast planet...

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...

Cups for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose innovative projects are inspiring participants to think about the futu...

At Last, A Treaty to End Illegal Fishing. Will It Work?

Rachael Willis | Posted 06.20.2016 | World
Rachael Willis

The European Union, United States and 28 other countries have ratified and brought into force the first global treaty that aims to put an end to illegal fishing and enforce a previous United Nations agreement.

7 Secrets to Sustainability: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are recognizing seven grantees who each hold key ingredients in understanding project sustainability. In Keny...

Kids Get in the Game: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are highlighting seven grantees from East Africa to the Pacific Northwest that are affording individuals life...

Is Tanzania the Switzerland of Africa?

John A. Tures | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The East African country of Tanzania has long been considered an island of stability where chaos appears to reign across the continent, and even its region of East Africa. But emerging concerns will test whether Tanzania can maintain this relative harmony over the next several years.

Investigating Tech and Social Impact in East Africa: teknolojia.social

Keeya-Lee Ayre | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Keeya-Lee Ayre

Discussion about development in East Africa has revolved for a long time around international aid and other support from external institutions. A new ...

Why Communities in East Africa Need To Be Drivers of Their Own Change

Andy Bryant | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact
Andy Bryant

This is a guest post by Katy Lindquist, Communications Director at Spark MicroGrants. Photo credit: Spark MicroGrants "An opportunity was opened to...

Layups for Life Skills: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from across the globe who have projects that are leading movements of change. In ...

Only-in-Ethiopia Travel Moments to Savor

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

"Ethiopia? What's in Ethiopia?" When I mention that I've spent the past ten months living and working in this mountainous country in the Horn of Afric...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part II: Josephine Takundwa, Award-Winning Leader in Energy

O'Brien Browne | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

I continue this exciting series with the dynamic Josephine Takundwa, founder and CEO of Earthlink Technologies headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Is Magufuli the Region's Next Kagame?

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 05.15.2016 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

In one of the most contentious elections in Tanzania's post-colonial history, John Pombe Magufuli was elected as the nation's fifth president in October 2015.

This Video Looks At The Past 100 Years Of Stunning Kenyan Beauty

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 05.13.2016 | Black Voices

Cut takes its "100 Years" series to East Africa, again. This time the YouTube channel explores Kenya's history of beauty. In the video, posted on Wedn...

6 Ways to Sprinkle the Community With Compassion: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize six individuals from across the globe who are working towards shedding light on worldly troubles an...

Haunting Photos From This Year's Courage In Photojournalism Award Winner

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.10.2016 | World

Photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian has won the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award for her work covering the many facets of conflic...

Building Capacity: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.06.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from around the world with projects aimed at building the capacity of the communi...

You(th) Matter: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees from around the world who are working towards improving the lives of our youth and r...

Compassionate Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees from Nepal to California who are working towards building compassionate communities ...

East Africa Hub: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees across the globe in East Africa who are receiving seed grants that are inspiring cha...

Africa Declining or Rising?

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Paul Mashegoane

There is a narrative that Africa is rich underground, not above ground with the notion of the resource curse. The Economist in 2000, published a magaz...

But Aren't Those Kids Broken? Poverty Porn vs. Reality

Bekka Ross Russell | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact
Bekka Ross Russell

When I decided to spend most of a year living and volunteering in Tanzania, I said early on that I didn't want to do orphanage work. I love kids, always have, and for exactly that reason, I thought it would be too sad to be around traumatized, orphaned children. I couldn't have been more wrong.

Who will be the Amazon, Netflix of East Africa?

Justin Guay | Posted 02.29.2016 | Green
Justin Guay

Co-authored by William Brent, Power for All. When it comes to the bleeding edge of global energy innovation East Africa is ground zero. In just the ...

Building Resilient Communities in East Africa: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

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