BENEFITING: Empower-Emerging Markets Foundation
EVENT DATE: Apr 18, 2011
Last year alone EMpower invested $1,197,125 via 38 grants and directly reached 9,120 youth and indirectly reached approximately 16,000 through peer exchanges, family engagement and community development.
A few results from previous year’s grants:
Of 13 education grants, one result: Ikamva Youth in Cape Town Townships, South Africa coached 567 youth in school subjects to improve their academic achievement and ensure job readiness or continuing tertiary education.
Of 12 health grants, one result: Nishtha, West Bengal, India, trained 1,766 youth to educate their peers on preventive health, and 12,206 received health info.
Of 19 leadership grants, one result: Mujeres al Derecho, Barranquilla, Colombia trained over 600 youth to take on active leadership roles in their communities.
Of 15 livelihoods grants, one result: Friends for Street Children, HCMC, Vietnam, had 68 youth establish their own sustainable micro enterprises.
I really appreciate all of your support and thank you for considering a generous donations.