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LISC to Deploy $60 Million Grant Through Subsidiary
LISC

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, part of the U.S. Treasury Department, announced the recipients of $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations for 2019. The awards include $60 million for LISC, which will be deployed through its subsidiary, the New Markets…

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The Women Fueling a Healthier Future in Uganda
UN Foundation

Phoebe Akiiki and Flavia Nambi are using sunshine, technology, and hope at Health Centers in Uganda to fuel a healthier future for themselves, their children and their people. Thanks to the Powering Health Care initiative, the Kigambo Health Center in Uganda is one of 36…

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Empowering Female Workers in Kenya
UN Foundation

Kenyan garment manufacturer, Hela, is paving the way in the industry with their approach to the health and empowerment of its female workers. Offerings like Hela’s are part of a growing movement in the private sector to meet female workers’ health needs right where they…

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Charity: Water’s Goals for the Future
David Hessekiel

Charity: Water has written an amazing story of accomplishment since it sprang from the mind of founder Scott Harrison in 2006: $375 million raised and access to clean water provided to nearly 10 million people since then. Now, they plan to put a greater focus…

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Fight Food Waste From Your Phone with Feeding America
Feeding America

As restaurants and grocery stores offer more fresh, healthy options and look for ways to conserve the environment, Feeding America is testing new methods to rescue that food when it’s in danger of going to waste. Instead of being discarded, Feeding America’s food rescue tech…

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LISC Uses Grant to Fuel Economic Recovery in Puerto Rico
LISC

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is using a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo to support economic recovery in storm-ravaged communities in Puerto Rico. The grant is helping fund LISC’s new Kiva Puerto Rico Match Fund, which is expected to finance 70 businesses across…

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