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Luora Schools Shine with Solar!

Technical Team at Borehole Site, June 2019 We are excited to announce Global Partners’ first fully solar borehole project is complete! Today, all of the children at Luora primary and secondary schools and their families have access to a reliable source of clean water, and the students have stable new latrines with [...]

By | August 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Peter Verbiscar-Brown Conquers the Terrible Two!

Peter in his Terrible Two jersey On June 15, our Executive Director Emeritus, Peter Verbiscar-Brown rode the infamous Terrible Two here in Sonoma County, one of the toughest 200-mile bicycle events in California! He trained for 6 months with vast hill climbing, but 200 miles with 18,000 feet of elevation gain was [...]

By | August 6th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Collaboration at its Finest – The Story of Ormanie Primary School

Woman collecting water In June 2015, the sun beat down on a rugged vehicle as it bumped its way toward the Maasai village of Ormanie near Loliondo, Tanzania. As the travelers watched the clock tick into its third hour, the village center slowly rolled into view, comprised of one tented building where [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Piloting Community-Driven Education in Kenya

Community meeting at Waondo Primary School, Kenya © We’re pleased to share that our two Community-Driven Education pilot projects in Kenya are off to a great start! Global Partners believes community leadership is the key to responsible and sustainable development and that local people have the right to drive change in their [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Can You Help Us Make a Difference?

Primary school students After the success of our 40th Anniversary event, this year we’ve decided to focus on putting your donations to work on the ground! In lieu of spending time and resources on planning an event, we’re asking you to support our work by donating at https://gpfd.org/donate/ or call us at 707-588-0550. One of my favorite [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Announcing the 2019 GPFD/BCF Community-Driven Development Forum

We are thrilled to announce the 2019  GPFD/BCF Community-Driven Development Forum, which will be held on June 26th-28th in Arusha, Tanzania. With the theme of “Sustainable Development,” this event is possible due to a generous grant from the Brethren Community Foundation (BCF). The Forum presents an unparalleled opportunity for East Africans and Americans with a [...]

By | May 13th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Advancing Girls’ Education in East Africa

Global Partners believes every girl has the right to attend school, and the scholarships we fund inspire girls and young women to lead more productive lives and empower them to uplift and improve their communities. We support girls’ education through the funding of individual secondary school and tertiary level scholarships with the support of [...]

By | May 9th, 2019|Partners|0 Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Global Partners Family!

This Valentine's Day, we would like to share photos of a few of our staff members and partners with their loved ones. Pictured are Amon Tusingwire (one of the Women's Empowerment and Girls' Scholarship Coordinators in Uganda) with his wife and daughter, Maanda Ngoitiko (Executive Director of Pastoral Women's Council) with her husband, Malaki Mollel (Financial Coordinator in Tanzania) [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Community-Driven Education Hits its Stride – and Kicks it to the Next Level

Laghanida community mapping We’re excited to announce the expansion our Community-Driven Education program into Kenya! Over the course of 2019, our team will select two communities in Homa Bay County, from one of four constituencies struggling with the lowest primary school test scores in the region, and work with them to identity [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

We’re growing!

Dora Achieng’ Okeyo As Global Partners for Development expands our Community-Driven Education program into Kenya, we’re thrilled to welcome Dora Achieng’ Okeyo to our team! Dora joins Global Partners as a Community Facilitator and will be based in Homa Bay County, Kenya, helping us to engage and empower communities there. She holds [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments