2022 Honoree: Yamba Malawi

Yamba Malawi is dedicated to ending childhood poverty through an innovative child-focused poverty graduation model. Yamba Malawi transforms children’s lives by empowering communities to break the cycle of poverty. With community-led programs centered around childhood wellbeing, building sustainable businesses, and financial management, our program supports caregivers to launch their own businesses, move out of extreme poverty, and invest in their children’s futures by improving access to food, health, education, protection, and care. Yamba Malawi is building new beginnings for children, and lasting change for their communities.Read More

2022 Honoree: Make A Difference

MAD works to mobilize volunteer leaders to provide equitable life outcomes for the abandoned and invisible children of India. MAD works to empower these children through developmental relationships and support, by improving the ecosystem around the child, and by enabling the larger sector, so children are able to live a life free from exploitation and are capable of managing emotional and financial life crises, and ultimately able to live a decent and sustainable middle-class life that promotes them to break the cycle of poverty and abandonment.Read More

2021 Honoree: PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools)

Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS) exists to expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education across Africa and works towards a world where all children are able to unlock their full potential. In Africa, there are not enough affordable, quality secondary schools, especially in rural areas. PEAS uses funding to build schools in areas where, each year, hundreds of children complete primary school but have no secondary school available to them.Read More

2021 Honoree: The Luminos Fund

The Luminos Fund provides transformative education programs to thousands of out-of-school children, helping them to catch up to grade level, reintegrate into local schools, and prepare for lifelong learning. Luminos was founded to ensure children everywhere get a chance to experience joyful learning, especially those denied an education by crisis, poverty, and discrimination. Their vision is of a world where no child is ever denied the chance to learn.Read More

2020 Honoree: Trees for the Future

Trees for the Future works with farmers to end hunger, poverty, and land degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through frequent, on the ground agroforestry training and seed distribution, it empowers rural communities to restore soil and tree cover, increase incomes, and increase access to food and nutrition.Read More

2020 Honoree: Digital Green

Digital Green is a global development organization that empowers smallholder farmers to lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the collective power of technology and grassroots-level partnerships. Digital Green has created a video-enabled approach for scalable tech-based, community-driven solution to poverty alleviation for the farmers.Read More