January 2022 Grant Awards
The following organizations were awarded Grants:
-The Mooncatcher Project, this is an organization that operates in Uganda, Malawi, and Kenya whose their primary mission is to remove barriers for young girls related to menstruation.
-Exodus Road – is a non-profit working primarily with women who have been victims of sex trafficking.
-CENCUDER (Centre for Community Development and Environmental Restoration) – Their goal is to empower youths and women overcome the barriers of poverty, as well as protecting the environment. The grant provides funding for a footbridge for a rural area of Cameroon that will allow folks to be easily pass over a water system that at times can be very dangerous.
-Foundation for Tomorrow, providing funding for their programs which benefit students in Tanzania.
-Molly’s Bridge, this organization in Savannah GA that helps single mother’s transition to independent lives. Funding will help pay for one of their family home units.
-Strategies for International Development works with the poorest of the poor farmers in Guatemala. Funding supports a women’s coffee program to help these women grow and thrive in their coffee businesses.
-Girl Up is an organization that pursues gender equality for all women and girls. Funding will help establish strategic expansion Girl Up leadership programs in Africa.
-Chicago Jesuit Academy – This is a middle school who helps predominately underserved black young men in Chicago be successful when they transition to high school and choose careers. Funding will focus on technical training and certifications and job placements.