News

11 Mar 2019

Cartier Philanthropy celebrates five years

We have been quite busy in the past few months celebrating Cartier Philanthropy’s 5th anniversary. While we recognise that five years is a short time in the cycle of long-term development aid, we really wanted to mark the occasion.

29 Jan 2019

Equipping students for life

“Don’t sit on the skills you’ve learned. Go out and practice them!” is one of the Educate! mottos. And it works: former Educate! students are around 50% more likely to find a job and 44% more likely to own a business.

19 Feb 2018

How mothers help mothers

Watch how our partner mothers2mothers trains and employs HIV-positive mothers to help other women infected with the virus, educating and supporting them through pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood.

21 Sep 2017

Rethinking Philanthropy

Rethinking Philanthropy. Can philanthropy bridge the development gap? The topic will be debated during a one-day conference held in Geneva on 12th October 2017. We are one of the strategic sponsors.

26 Sep 2016

Teaching the teachers

The beginning of September brings a new school term to millions of children around the world. But going to school is one thing, while the quality of education you receive there is another.

21 Mar 2016

Why does water matter?

Yes, why does it matter? That may seem like a silly question, because of course it matters! Today, on World Water Day 2016, we want to highlight the role clean water plays in health, education and livelihoods.

23 Feb 2016

A surgeon for disadvantaged children

In Senegal, there is fewer than 1 doctor for every 10,000 people. Dr Dior N’diaye is one of them. This 37-year-old woman, is a paediatric surgeon who volunteered to take part in the surgical outreach missions set up by AMREF.

20 Nov 2015

Lessons on microfinance

A growing body of literature looks at how microfinance activities impact the target populations, reaching sometimes vastly divergent conclusions. Proceedings of a workshop sponsored by Cartier Philanthropy are on line.

26 Oct 2015

Stories of hope and transformation

Discover our newly published Annual Report, explore how Cartier Philanthropy is addressing the areas we care about most and read interviews and stories that reveal the sense of what we’re trying to achieve.

13 Oct 2015

Growing gardens in Burkina Faso

“Before the programme started I just ate beans” says Ouoaba Pouguidiba, president of the women’s cooperative in the rural village of Birmanga. “Then Action Against Hunger explained us the importance of having a garden.”