Impact

Since 2008, we have impacted the lives of approximately 15,500 people in the Republic of Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire. Our impact is not simply a measure of our programs, it is a testament of the resolve and resilience of the communities we serve.


SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

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    Undertook a successful collaboration with renown designer Tory Burch for Spring 2013 collection
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    Sponsored the businesses of 5 groups of women artisans through the Association of Women Tie-Dyers Project.
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    Undertook a successful collaboration with renown super model Liya Kebede's brand Lemlem for Fall 2014.
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    Implemented an Agriculture Development project in the Community of Modiya- providing seeds, fertilizers and pesticides to farmers in the community.
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    Sponsored new groups of women entrepreneurs working on a variety of businesses including embroidery, crochet and soap-making

SCHOOL GRANT PROGRAM

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    Sponsored the education of 40 Guinean girls since 2008 at the Ecole Primaire de Tombo II
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    Sponsored school fees for select students facing considerable hardship
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    Renovated classrooms at the Ecole Primaire de Abdoulaye N'diaye
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    Donated bags of cements and other construction tools to the community of Kamba to support school building efforts
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    Donated toys to students and professional attires to teachers

LIFE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

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    Built a water site at the Ecole Primaire de Tombo II in Conakry for students, administrators and the surrounding community
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    Donated baby clothes to ultra-poor women in the region of Kindia to promote maternal and child health
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    Renovated broken water well and pump in Tabili used by the entire community
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    Led health and hygiene awareness efforts as a way of limiting the spread of diseases such as malaria
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    Hosted dialogues on domestic violence and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)