Our Grants

Improving the Quality of Life

Grant 01Against Malaria Foundation

AMF helps protect people from malaria. They fund anti-malaria nets, specifically long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs), and work with distribution partners to ensure they are used. They track and report on net use and their impact. The equivalent of two 747s full of children under age 5 die from malaria every day and malaria is one of the world’s single largest killers of pregnant women. For the last 14 years, AMF has been considered one of the top ranked charities in the world in terms of impact and cost effectiveness by the leading independent charity evaluator GiveWell.

Visit their website: https://www.againstmalaria.com/Default.aspx

Grant 02WildAid

The illegal wildlife trade is a multi-billion dollar global industry driven by consumer demand in expanding economies. WildAid works to reduce global consumption of wildlife products and to increase local support for conservation efforts. This organization delivers cost-effective, long-term solutions for protecting wildlife against imminent threats, such as illegal trade, poaching, and human wildlife conflict. In addition, WildAid protects wildlife across the globe by reducing demand for wildlife products with world-class communications campaigns that support stronger policies and improved enforcement, and inspire public support for stronger conservation. By reducing consumption of wildlife and bushmeat, and closing commercial trade in live wild animals in key target countries, WildAid is also helping to prevent another zoonotic disease pandemic. WildAid also increases the effectiveness of marine protected areas through new technology, professional training, and capacity building.

Visit their website: https://wildaid.org/

Grant 03Village Enterprise

Village Enterprise works to end extreme poverty in rural Africa through entrepreneurship and innovation. Using a community-based, holistic approach, the Village Enterprise program supports first-time entrepreneurs to move beyond extreme poverty by equipping them with all the resources, knowledge, and leadership needed to start sustainable businesses and savings groups. This allows participants to be self-reliant to meet their needs and build better futures for themselves and their children. It also fosters gender equity as their female entrepreneurs (83% of program participants) are empowered and hold larger household and community decision-making roles.

Visit their website: https://villageenterprise.org/

Grant 04Amref

Amref Health Africa is the largest Africa-based healthcare nonprofit in the world. In 2021, their services reached over 20 million people throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Their programs cover all critical healthcare needs, including:

- Maternal and child health
- Clean water and proper sanitation
- Infectious diseases (HIV/AIDs, TB, malaria, COVID-19, etc.)
- Noncommunicable diseases (cancer, heart disease, etc.)
- Surgical Outreach
- Training local healthcare workers

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, 97% of their global staff are African, so they are always tackling African challenges with African expertise.

Visit their website: https://amrefusa.org/

Grant 05Education without Borders

Education without Borders (EwB) provides educational opportunities in South Africa (and Canada) for disadvantaged and at-risk children. EwB enriches education offered at selected under resourced schools with supplementary mathematics, English, science, and leadership programs. In South Africa, EwB also offers Home language enrichment programs for young children. A portion of EwB revenue is allocated to local Indigenous youth projects in British Columbia, Canada. These programs expand students’ future career and job opportunities, help strengthen their families and communities, and break the cycle of poverty.

Visit their website: www.educationwithoutborders.ca