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Elevating Women Leaders

While community-based organizations are best positioned to address a multitude of entrenched issues, we have found that women in these organizations frequently lack true participation and agency. Many women leaders – including organizational Founders and Executive Directors – confessed that they struggle with low self-esteem and prefer to…

Elevating Grassroots Innovators

PeerLink Initiative Uganda’s (PELI-U) innovation and passion are fueled by the creative energy of the youth they serve. Using a trust-based philanthropy approach, FCDE introduced PELI-U to a key East Africa funder, the Segal Family Foundation. This partnership has exponentially expanded the organization’s funding, network, and capacity-building resources….