Take the Pledge for Education

As August comes to a close, there are still more important topics to discuss in order to raise awareness about the work of Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene (AFDPE) and inspire even more people to Take the Pledge. This week it’s time to focus on access to education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.…

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Take the Pledge Against HIV/AIDS

As we continue in our August Take the Pledge series, we want to explore another challenge the Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene (AFDPE) works to address: HIV/AIDS. As mentioned last week in the first post of this series, all pledges made this month will go directly to AFDPE, our nonprofit beneficiary for the month of August. The…

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Take the Pledge Against Malnutrition

Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene (AFDPE) is an organization based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) aiming to empower women, end sexual violence, raise awareness of gender inequality and promote leadership for women, alleviate cultural based suffering for women, promote maternal health, and ensure health and opportunity for children. To support their efforts to…

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African Education Program: Empowering Youth

We are excited to feature the African Education Program as our Nonprofit of the Month for July. The African Education Program is making an incredible impact on youth in Zambia. But you don’t need to hear it from us, read more about their work in our interview with their passionate, dedicated staff below. How did the African Education Program (AEP) get…

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Hot Lunch Program: Breaking the Cycle

Meet Nansubuga Josephine and Dan Amon, the Headmistress and Head Teacher at Nalusse Success Primary School in Mukono, Uganda. They are both recipients of the Hot Lunch Program that was initiated back in 2008. Both of these extraordinary figures have been with Nalusse since before the program was initiated, so they have seen the direct impact it has had on…

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The Importance of Education, Libraries, and Language

The Na’atik Language and Culture Institute’s English language library and librarian is impacting communities directly. Gema Flores Gándara, whose son Angel Poot Flores is a scholarship student in Na’atik’s English program, spoke with us about the impact that Na’atik has had on her son, and her hopes for the future with the library and his education. Read what she had to…

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