Under the big tree: extraordinary stories from the movement to end Neglected...

24 January 2019, END Fund

We are so pleased to announce the release of Ellen Agler's new book, which tells the moving stories of those struggling with Neglected Tropical Diseases and the life-saving work that can be—and has been—done to combat these diseases.


Legatum Fellows build on 10-year legacy of impact

24 January 2019, Jim Cooney, Legatum Center

The Legatum Center of Development and Entrepreneurship welcomes a new cohort of Legatum Fellows will advance a growing tradition of driving sustainable, scalable change in the developing world. The Center operates on the belief that entrepreneurs and their market-driven solutions are critical to advancing global prosperity.


On Top of the World: Ruth Wynne’s Kilimanjaro Climb

24 January 2019, Luminos Fund

On September 18th 2018, our team member, Ruth Wynne, achieved her goal of 12 years by summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest peak in Africa. Her campaign raised $5,115, exceeding her initial goal of $3,000 to help bring 34 students in Ethiopia back to school.


Animated video on the Freedom Fund's hotspot model

24 January 2019, The Freedom Fund

Right now, over 40 million people live in modern slavery worldwide and over 70 percent of them are women and girls. Watch this video to learn how the Freedom Fund’s hotspot model is empowering local frontline organisations to end modern slavery.


Accelerating Learning in Africa: The Expansion and Adaptations of Second...

24 January 2019, Thomas Hatch

Despite significant increases in educational access around the world, one out of eleven children of primary school age remain out of school. Accelerated learning programmes, like Second Chance, serve as one targeted intervention to help get all children back into school and learning. Second Chance aims to meet the needs of children from 8-14 years of age who have never been in primary school or who have dropped out of school for two years or more.