Growing Impact through Partnership from Sonoma County to Africa

Minyenye Classroom - World Centric funded project. In June 2019, a nonprofit and a certified B Corporation, both based in Rohnert Park, Ca., partnered to improve the lives of 1,437 children in rural Tanzania. Global Partners for Development and World Centric are taking direct action to address some of the big, tangible [...]

By | September 24th, 2019|Partners|0 Comments

Celebrating Over a Decade of Rainwater Harvest

This 2019 photo shows an Arkaria family standing by their rainwater harvest tank made possible through a 2007 partnership between Global Partners for Development and charity: water. Back in 2007, GPFD partnered with a then young, non-profit organization named charity: water to install 15 rainwater harvest tanks at homes in the village [...]

By | August 20th, 2019|Partners|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

2018 Brethren Scholars Program

Whittier College announces a new partnership with The Brethren Community Foundation and Global Partners for Development to create opportunities for students to learn first-hand about community-driven development programs that support East African communities. Overview The Brethren Community Foundation, Global Partners for Development, and Whittier College have come together to create an elite study abroad fellowship opportunity [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Partners|0 Comments

Behind the Scenes: An Electronic Records System for Matata Hospital

Matata's Current Record System Background: Global Partners has been working with Matata Nursing Hospital in Oyugis, Kenya since 1991 when the hospital was operating under candlelight and requested a grant to purchase a generator. Since then, we have helped renovate their maternity ward, constructed satellite clinics, and funded a borehole well to [...]

By | August 12th, 2015|Partners|0 Comments

Arkaria Rain Harvest Catchment

GLOBAL PARTNERS' MOST RECENT SUPPORT TO ARKARIA VILLAGE In 2013, the Arkaria Community submitted a proposal to Global Partners to request  support to  improve Arkaria's water and hygiene sanitation in the village.  The request focussed on the community's expressed need for Water Harvesting tanks, which would provide Arkaria village clusters of BOMAS with Plastic [...]

By | September 26th, 2014|Partners|0 Comments

Secondary School Scholarships for Maasai Girls (Tanzania)

In January, another organization abruptly cut funding for the education of 70 girls at Emanyatta Secondary School in northern Tanzania. The founder of the school and our long-time partner, Maanda Ngoitiko, is determined to support them, but the school may have to send the girls home within the month. Without scholarships, the girls will [...]

By | March 11th, 2014|Partners|0 Comments

Welcome New Board Members

Global Partners for Development's growth in 2013 was inspiring and exciting. The Board was determined to grow its family of committed colleagues to help lead us into 2014 and beyond. And so it came to pass. By the end of the year we added three new board members. They are brilliant, spirited and talented [...]

By | January 21st, 2014|Partners|0 Comments

The University Girls: A Taste of Excellence

In the past, my letters have always focused on the secondary girls, as they are at the heart of our programs. However, now I want to highlight one of the University girls who has excelled as a result of her education. Often I receive emails from the girls and it is always a surprise [...]

By | October 21st, 2013|Partners|0 Comments