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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 in rural areas, are ill-equipped and lack the capacity to effectively respond to the current situation. An increase [...]

By | November 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Long Before Glasnost by George Rainier Weiner: Recounting the days of World Runners

Check out Long Before Glasnost by George Rainier Weiner. All proceeds from this book go to Global Partners for Development. To purchase the book, visit: https://www.amazon.com/Before-Glasnost-George-Rainier-Weiner-ebook/dp/B08HS57KYL/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=long+before+glasnost&qid=1606338517&s=books&sr=1-1 To donate, visit: https://gpfd.org/donate/ During the cold war years (1969-91), many American individuals, small groups, and somewhat larger organizations traveled to Russia in hope of breaking down [...]

By | November 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Advancing Community-led Initiatives in an Uncertain World: 2020 Annual Report

Global Partners’ 2019-2020 fiscal year ended in the midst of a global pandemic. As the world changed, we began collaborating with local staff, partners, and leaders to determine how to best support East African communities. In additional to the emergency response interventions we immediately implemented, we also began directing an increased percentage of [...]

By | November 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Modern Challenges in a Traditional Pastoral Community

Marisa Mazria Katz, a Syrian-American Journalist and founding editor of Creative Time Reports, traveled to Tanzania to explore the intersection of Christianity, modernity and climate change. With support from Global Partners for Development, Marisa visited Maasai pastoral communities that are dealing with and combating climate change and the mega forces of the outside [...]

By | May 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Global Partners and the Boys & Girls Club Partner to Transform Education in East Africa

Economic success, good governance, and political stability are directly tied to education, but too many children in East Africa are not learning, even if they are enrolled and attending school. To improve the quality of education in the schools we partner with, Global Partners and the Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia have joined forces [...]

By | April 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

WomenSave: Pilot Launched!

Liz: Savings Officer for WomenSave 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 tools, skills and confidence to shape her own financial future Mission: to [...]

By | April 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Flattening the Curve in East Africa

Tippy Taps in Western Kenya 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 a society largely ill-equipped to practice social distancing, quick action is needed [...]

By | April 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Join us for a Global Partners Celebration – March 28th, 2020

Join Global Partners and Harriet Harris for tacos, tequila, and Sonoma county wines as we celebrate our work in East Africa. This event will be on March 28th, 2020 from 5:30 to 8pm. Dress is business casual. Location: Big Canyon Country Club  1 Big Canyon Dr Newport Beach, CA 92660 Please RSVP to [email protected]

By | February 27th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Onwards and Upwards

Tanzania 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 and improving our programs and growing and strengthening our team, and we are pleased to share [...]

By | February 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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 its third year, the BCF Fellowship Program was created from a partnership between the Brethren Community Foundation, the Whittier College [...]

By | February 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments