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  In December 2013, Luhwahwa Youth Development Foundation(LUYODEFO) received a $3,260 grant from Circle of Sisterhood to engage women and girls in menstrual hygiene education to promote retention and academic success in the Kasese districts in the Rwenzori region of western Uganda. LUYODEFO is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides support to marginalized communities. LUYODEFO […]

I was the first girl in my family to graduate from college. I didn’t really think too much about it. It was always an expectation that my sister and I would go to college. My parents wanted me to have the opportunity to do anything I wanted and a college education was essential. I could […]

The Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding of $34,650 in grants as a result of our spring 2014 grants process. The grants review team evaluated 15 applications for requests totaling over $74,500. Their diligence led to the identification of seven organizations to receive grant awards this grant cycle.   While we will be highlighting […]

  Help for the Massai (HftM) provides holistic support to Northern Tanzania’s Massai of the Malambo community to help ensure their survival responding to the challenges they are facing in the modern world. One of the primary ways HftM achieves its mission is through education. HftM built an English primary school at Malambo that serves […]

  A first-time grantee, Forum for Community Change and Development (FOFCOD) is an organization that caters to society’s needs and advances women’s rights in South Sudan. Formed in 2009 by a group of innovative young girls and youth, the organization has grown into a broader movement committed to South Sudan’s development through programs in the […]