The Maisha Foundation
Located in Kagadi, Uganda, the Maisha Foundation believes that "every child; irrespective of their background, deserves the right to free education, free food and water, and a safe place to stay." With this, the foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty by: establishing preschool, elementary, and secondary school programs to ensure children have access to education up to the age of 18,
offering sponsorship programs to cover additional school fees,
providing a nursery, orphanage, and boarding school to ensure children reside in safe environments,
feeding children at least two nutritious meals per day,
... Inaccessible technology remains a prevalent challenge for individuals and communities around the globe. Although access connects users to many benefits, such as paying bills online, streaming videos, or shopping worldwide, Sister Zeph, Founder and Chairperson of the Zephaniah Women's Education & Empowerment (ZWEE) Foundation, says that access to technology represents something bigger: a voice. In 1997, Sister Zeph was a 13-year-old girl living in a slum area of rural Pakistan facing challenges at home and in society, including physical violence and discrimination at school. Because of this, at 13, she decided to leave school...