Support Our Partner, End 7

Support Our Partner, End 7

One thing is certain: I do not know how to read a fiscal budget, but I have sat in awe watching experts dissect the President’s budget line by line and then meticulously explain what programs have been cut and programs that have been relatively spared. So, when our partner, End 7, reported that funding for the […]

Women Helping Women in Johannesburg’s Townships

Women Helping Women in Johannesburg’s Townships

This post was originally published on Impatient Optimists. I met Jabulile Tlhabane, 57, in a small woman-owned restaurant on a busy road in Alexandra Township located about 60 minutes outside Johannesburg depending on the time of day and traffic. Alexandra, or Alex as the locals call it, is home to over a million people even though its resident […]

USAID Launches New Global Development Lab

USAID Launches New Global Development Lab

Exactly how does the global community end poverty by 2030? According to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), it’s by working together. Today marks the official launch of USAID’s Global Development Lab, a new initiative that uses science and technology to improve global health and development outcomes around the world. Utilizing data and analytics USAID is […]

Maternal Health in Kenya

Maternal Health in Kenya

By Naomi Kamau, freelance journalist based in Nairobi. Maternal health and child delivery is a crucial phase in a mother’s life and that of her baby. I tend to believe that every mother who carries a pregnancy to full term hopes to deliver well and have a baby after nine months of ‘hard work’. For […]

How One Philanthropist is Changing Lives for India’s Women and Girls – Part II

How One Philanthropist is Changing Lives for India’s Women and Girls – Part II

By Indrani Goradia, founder of Wajood, a partnership between Indrani’s Light Foundation and PSI Yesterday we published How One Philanthropist is Changing Lives for India’s Women and Girls. Today we’re publishing part two of the piece. In this continuation, Indrani Goradia tells the stories of three women she met during her most recent trip to […]

How One Philanthropist is Changing Lives for India’s Women and Girls

How One Philanthropist is Changing Lives for India’s Women and Girls

By Marshall Stowell, Editor-in-Chief, Impact magazine It’s been just over a week since philanthropist and advocate Indrani Goradia landed in India. She’s been many times before, her husband’s family is Indian and she is from Trinidad and Tobago, of Indian descent. But this is a different trip and fifty-plus years in the making. Not long […]

Join Us for the #WaterAidNica Chat on March 21

Join Us for the #WaterAidNica Chat on March 21

This Sunday, Social Good Mom and Global Team of 200 member, Jennifer Barbour, will join WaterAid America on a trip to Nicaragua to see WaterAid’s WASH programs on the ground. Their itinerary is packed from Monday – Friday. While in Nicaragua Jennifer Barbour will be detailing all that she observes and how WASH programs benefit […]

Gender and Education: A Look at an Afghan Teacher’s Life

Gender and Education: A Look at an Afghan Teacher’s Life

This interview was conducted by and is courtesy of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report team. Later this week we will be delving into the Education for All Global Monitoring Report Gender summary to bring out facts about girls and education across the globe. We are happy to join UNESCO’s #TeacherTuesday campaign – a ten week journey around […]

[Photos] Honoring Women and Girls We’ve Met Around the World

[Photos] Honoring Women and Girls We’ve Met Around the World

Today on International Women’s Day we honor all of the women and girls we’ve met throughout our travels! Want to celebrate International Women’s Day in an impactful way? Read 4 Easy, But Impactful Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day. ETHIOPIA BRAZIL INDIA ZAMBIA TANZANIA KENYA SOUTH AFRICA  

4 Easy, But Impactful Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

4 Easy, But Impactful Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is today which means a lot of of chats, discussions, events (both online and offline) will be going on simultaneously around the world in honor of women. International Women’s Day celebrations have already taken place and many more will certainly ring on throughout next week to honor women and girls around the […]

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