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Changes in Family Health and Education: The Effects of Funding Women’s Community Organizations in Senegal – PDF

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PDF – 2014 – In order to understand the extent of the changes created by rural women and their organizations as a result of the community grants, a participatory study was carried out by World Education Senegal.  The study involved 379 rural women, 35 women’s organizations receiving community grants, and two evaluation consultants. Central to […]

Changes In Asset Management: The Impact of Funding Women’s Community Organizations in Senegal – PDF

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PDF – 2015 – In 2013, the New Field Foundation conducted a participatory study to examine the changes that occurred for women’s community organizations receiving community grants. This showed increased food security, improved livelihoods, increased status of women, and greater access to health care and education for rural women and their families. It also showed that, because […]

In the Wake of Conflict – PDF

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PDF – 2015 – This publication traces the evolution of New Field Foundation’s efforts to support peace and vibrant rural communities in southern Senegal as it emerged from twenty years of conflict. Between 2004 and 2014, New Field’s grantmaking program evolved organically to support the emergence of rural women’s organizations as drivers of development. Making […]

Poverty in a Rising Africa – 2015 – PDF

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PDF -2015- Poverty in a Rising Africa discusses the data challenges faced when measuring poverty and inequality in Africa. The report also systematically reviews the measures of poverty and inequality in both monetary and nonmonetary dimensions. Major points discussed in the report include: How measuring poverty in Africa remains a challenge Poverty in Africa may […]

2014 conference report now available

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Read the report of our 2014 annual conference on Funding in Africa: Challenges & Opportunities for a flavor of the presentations, case studies and sessions on current funding strategies and approaches on topics  ranging from trends in African philanthropy, cash transfers and Diaspora funding to art in Africa and the role of women and youth […]