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How The Nature Conservancy is Working with Dive Fishers in Peru
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy has been working with Peruvian dive fishers for four years, to help them manage their fishing grounds more effectively and ensure they get the best out of what they have. The pilot project is using TNC’s technical experience to help small fishing…

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New Tech Partnership to Help Solve Global Conservation Challenges
The Nature Conservancy

A new partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the Techstars global network saw Ten tech startups converge not only to secure funding for a new business idea, but to try—each in their own way—to save the world. The meeting is a first-of-its-kind mashup between the…

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Safe Water Access During Pregnancy in Ethiopia
Water.org

A Water.org survey found that women living in rural villages in Ethiopia walk more than three hours a day to collect water, often from shallow wells or unprotected ponds they share with animals. Water.org initiative WaterCredit brings small, easily repayable loans to people who need…

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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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