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A moment becomes the seed for a new organization

Khanyisile Motsa, founder of Home of Hope in South Africa, turned a moment of deep concern into one of promise for sexually exploited children to give them the chance for a brighter future.


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2017 Ghana Knowledge Exchange: The Power of Peer Learning

By: on September 15th, 2017

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

English teacher Dounia Youssef teaching a class at the Insan school in Sid el Bouchrieh, Lebanon. Photo © Natalie Naccache/Getty Image Reportage/ Stars Foundation

English teacher Dounia Youssef teaching a class at the Insan school in Sid el Bouchrieh, Lebanon. The students are a mix from Iraq and Syria. 

Photo by Natalie Naccache/Getty Image Reportage/ Stars Foundation

Girls’ Education: Best Practices from Grassroots Organizations

By: on September 8th, 2017

An assessment of 20 GFC-supported organizations highlights best practices for helping girls go to school, stay in school, learn, and become change agents.

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Community Development in Moldova—One Teenage Entrepreneur at a Time

By: on August 7th, 2017

GFC grassroots partner Institute for Rural Initiatives recognizes that Moldova will not succeed without the contributions of all Moldovans–including girls and minority groups.


For refugee children in Uganda, the future is bright

Posted: February 22nd, 2017

Meet CIYOTA, a 2017 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Award winner that unlocks opportunities for refugee children and youth to reach their full potential.

Girls Rise to Greatness in the Dominican Republic

Posted: February 22nd, 2017

In the Dominican beachside town of Cabarete, Mariposa DR Foundation empowers girls living in extreme poverty, equipping them with the knowledge and tools to become leaders in their communities.

Meet Our Newest Grassroots Partners: Fall 2016

Posted: October 17th, 2016

We’re happy to announce the addition of five new partners to the GFC family! Read on to learn more about these innovative community organizations in Bangladesh, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, and Mexico.