Moving forwards by reflecting back: Early Childhood Matters 2017

Posted on 10 July 2017 | Children & youthEmployment

With the publication of Early Childhood Matters last month, we once again shine a spotlight on the earliest years of life. We look back at advances made for young children and families around the world, first to celebrate and learn, but more importantly to provide hope and momentum for the long journey ahead.

GHR Foundation: Why focus on family care?

Posted on | Children & youth

From Sihanoukville, Cambodia to Makululu Compound in Zambia, we are seeing children reunited with their families. These communities, recovering from issues like conflict or the impact of HIV/AIDS, are getting stronger day-by-day.

Aga Khan Development Network project company – Pamir Energy – wins prestigious Ashden Award

Posted on 5 July 2017 | Environment & sustainable developmentFoundations' operationsGlobal challenges, peace-buildingSocio-economic development, poverty

An Aga Khan Development Network project company – Pamir Energy – established in 2002 with the Government of Tajikistan and the World Bank has won a prestigious Ashden Award for bringing clean energy to over a quarter of a million people in eastern Tajikistan and northern Afghanistan.

10 tech issues that will impact social justice in 2017

Posted on 15 June 2017 | Uncategorized

This post originally appeared on the excellent Ford Foundation Equals Change blog earlier this year. In our increasingly complex and interconnected world, innovations in technology and data are inching us closer to a reality driven by automation, prediction, personalization, surveillance, and the merging of our physical and digital lives. This is taking place at the […]

Making a positive impact on Roma communities throughout Europe

Posted on 6 June 2017 | Diversity, migration & social inclusionHuman rights, citizenship & democracySocio-economic development, poverty

20 participants of the EFC annual conference met to discuss the future of private donor funding on Roma inclusion. The EFC’s Forum for Roma Inclusion presented results from a mapping of private foundation initiatives that are positively impacting Roma communities throughout Europe.

Communicating Philanthropy: who is listening?

Posted on 14 March 2017 | Children & youthDiversity, migration & social inclusionFoundations' operationsGlobal challenges, peace-buildingHuman rights, citizenship & democracy

In our efforts to communicate philanthropy, what we really need to be looking at is the true essence of the word ‘philanthropy’ itself – people. It is their story that makes all the difference, it is their story we should be telling the world and then, perhaps, people and the media will begin to listen again. And care.

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