1.28.19 International News

Jan 28, 2019 | News, Philanthropy Journal

Co-Impact awards first round of grants totaling $80 million to improve the lives of people in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières calls on Yemeni authorities to clear explosive devices from civilian areas, The Palestinian Museum promotes new exhibition and Labour of Love: New Approaches to Palestinian Embroidery, and more.

News about grants, gifts

Co-Impact awarded its first round of grants totaling $80 million aimed at improving education, health, and economic opportunity for the 9 million people in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America.

News about people, groups

Rodrigues Environmental Education Programme wins Global Conservation Award for its positive impact on communities and species in 2018. 

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières are calling on the Yemeni authorities and specialized demining organizations to clear explosive devices from civilian areas in southwestern Yemen. 

Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health are combining operations to dramatically increase their impact on breaking the cycle of poverty and promoting healthier families and communities throughout the world.

News about opportunities, initiatives

The Palestinian Museum hosted a conversation with Chair Zina Jardaneh and Director General Dr. Adila Laïdi-Hanieh on January 26th about the museum’s concept, exhibitions, and projects, highlighting the exhibition and book Labour of Love: New Approaches to Palestinian Embroidery.

The American Academy in Rome is still accepting applications for their 2019 Fellowship. Applications are due on February 1st. 


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