Entering a man’s world
“My advice to everybody is that no one is incapable of doing something”. Cecilia, winner of The Artisan of the Year Award 2020, uses these words to explain what happens when women cross path with Buildher, a Kenyan social enterprise that fosters the entry of marginalised women in the construction industry.
Combating COVID-19 worldwide
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the sprint to respond to the global health crisis has turned into a marathon. This is a tribute to the decisive work of the organisations we’ve been funding worldwide to assist those most in need.
The power of choice
Contraceptives are known to be the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation created. Control over pregnancy gives women control of their lives. This is Dial Faye’s story.
Data science solutions for social challenges
For leaders looking to create data science systems to amplify their impact, our partner IDinsight offers three tips to keep in mind. We close our Driven By Data series with a bang.
The Palace of strong women
When women pool their entrepreneurial resources, talents, courage and hopes, they don’t just build something economically sound. They also take the first step out of isolation and reshape dominant and discriminatory mindsets.
Predicting needs to target care
Is it possible to use data modelling to leverage the data collected by community health workers and predict households likely to need urgent care?
Living Goods is doing it and it works.
The empowering journey of education
If we want to dismantle the architecture of inequality and discrimination, we need to address its multiple layers, supporting women and girls in their fight to gain the places that are theirs by rights. It all starts with educating a girl.
Data science can significantly increase the impact of development programmes simply by optimising them.Two good examples of that are provided by our partners PIVOT in Madagascar and SOIL in Haiti.
Helping girls stay in education
School-based healthcare is helping girls stay in education and authorities in Zambia fight COVID-19. Lonnie Hackett, President of Healthy Learners explains us how.
From climate science to field action
Root Capital is pioneering how to bridge the gap between climate science and farm-level action, bringing climate-smart strategies into the daily practice of growing food crops successfully.