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Welcome to the Board, Rosemary Chengson!

Global Partners is pleased to announce that Rosemary Chengson has joined our board of directors and is currently serving as board treasurer. Rosemary brings years of experience and leadership to the board, and her expertise

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Introducing New Board Member Robert Demler

Robert Demler, is currently retired from a 46 year career as an International Banker and a Diplomat-Advisor with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  He received a Meritorious Honor Award from the U.S. State Department

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Toilets: A Simple Intervention

Global Partners has implemented A LOT of toilet (latrine) projects lately. As a matter of fact, almost half of the projects we’ve funded in the last year have included toilets. So why are we focusing

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A Special Shout Out for Team Engineer

Although everyone on the Global Partners team has an important role to play, the members of our technical team deserve special recognition. Our core technical team, affectionately called “Team Engineer” by the rest of the

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COVID-19 Cases Surge in Kenya: Our Response

Like much of the world, Kenya is currently experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases. Many healthcare workers have contracted the virus, largely due to an inadequate supply of personal protective equipment. Healthcare facilities, especially

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WomenSave: Pilot Launched!

In spite of the global challenges presented by COVID-19, the pilot for WomenSave, a new program offering financial services to women in Uganda, continues! Who We Are Vision: a world where every woman has the

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Flattening the Curve in East Africa

The spread of COVID-19 in Africa is increasing, and there is global concern surrounding Africa’s relatively weak health systems’ abilities to respond to the pandemic. With a lack of clean water in many communities and

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Onwards and Upwards

Global Partners had another successful and productive year in 2019, and we look forward to continuing to increase our impact in 2020! As you might already know, we’ve spent the last couple of years analyzing

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Introducing the 2020 BCF Fellows!

Global Partners believes that local people have the right to drive change in their schools and communities, and we are privileged to be able to share our methodology with students at Whittier College. Now in

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Staff Spotlight: Dora Okeyo

Over one-fifth of children between the ages of 6 to 11 and over one-third of children between the ages of 12 and 14 in Africa are out of school. We are working to right this

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Educate a Girl and Change the World

Half of the women over the age of 15 around the world can’t read or write, yet educated females are greater contributors to their communities, are healthier, and are more likely to educate their own

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Forum Keynote Address: A Tribute to Juma Sulle

In recognition of thirty years of significant contributions towards sustainable development in Tanzania and the success of Global Partners, Juma Sulle was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Community-Driven Development Forum held in

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