Lessons from Tostan: A Call To Consider Human Rights Based Non Formal Educa...

Diane Gillespie | July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019|

Since we began the Imago Dei Fund in 2009, we have been drawn to solutions which support communities to be and create their own change. Tostan is Read More

Don’t Let a Period Stop Her

Alison Nakamura Netter | May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019|

Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day!  Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) was initiated by the German non-profit WASH United in 2013.  MH Day is a global advocacy platform Read More

Igniting the Power of Collective Action

Courtenay Cabot Venton | May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019|

Real sustainable change takes collaboration and a willingness to learn from one another about what is and is not working for communities. This year, we decided to Read More

Happy International Women’s Day! And Still She Rises

Emily Nielsen Jones and Rev. Domnic Misolo | March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019|

Dear friends, all of us at the Imago Dei Fund wish you a happy International Women’s Day! The theme for International Women's Day 2019 is one which Read More

End of Year Reflection 2018 from IDF

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018|

Dear IDF Friends & Partners, As we wind down 2018, we have much to be grateful for as we look back on our year. As you may have noticed, this was a year of growth for us - we expanded our team to eleven! One thing that we have committed ourselves to is to continue to learn and grow together as a team and with you, our friends and partners. We just finished reading and discussing the topic of dignity after reading an important article called Dignity and Development put out by Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. Dignity is something most Read More

A Salute to Jewish Philanthropy – A Tree of Life Quietly and Faithful...

Emily Nielsen Jones | November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018|

The fatal shooting that claimed the lives of eleven members of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago has left so many in Read More

Humanity: The Quality of Being Humane; Kindness, Benevolence

Lisa R. Jackson, Ph.D. | October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018|

This summer I traveled for the first time to three countries in East Africa: Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania/Zanzibar.  The trip was moving, complicated, and beautiful.  Moving in that Read More


Job Postings: Our Partner Organizations are Hiring

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019|

Some of our partner organizations are hiring!  Please pass along these opportunities to anyone you think may be a good fit. Read More

Akilah Wins Prestigious WISE Award from Qatar Foundation

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019|

Six projects from four countries, including the Akilah Institute, have won the 2019 WISE Awards for innovative solutions to education challenges and positive social impact. Read More

Compass Working Capital is Hiring – Open House on Sept 9

August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019|

Compass Working Capital is growing and we are looking for talented, mission-driven individuals to join our team. Currently available positions include: Financial Coach Development Associate Career Development Manager Join us for a Career Opportunity Open House on Monday, September 9th from 6:00 - 7:30 PM to learn more about these positions and upcoming job openings to support our continued growth. You'll also have the chance to hear from current team members about what it's like to work at Compass and to connect directly with hiring managers. Read More

Lwala Community Alliance’s Elisha Opiyo Nominated to be 120 Under 40 ...

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019|

Elisha designs & leads Lwala's SRH programming, hosts a health-focused radio show, and provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Health. His work has led to a 300% increase in contraceptive uptake amongst Lwala communities. Read More

Lwala Community Alliance Executive Director, Ash Rogers, Named Aspen Ideas ...

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019|

The Aspen Institute Festival Scholars are a diverse group of global leaders who are selected for their work, accomplishments, and ability to transform ideas into action. Read More

Village Enterprise Announces Transformation of 1 Million Lives Through Pove...

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019|

Village Enterprise has now transformed a million lives in rural Africa through entrepreneurship and innovation. Through your support, the more than 45,000 businesses we helped start have lifted a million people out of extreme poverty. Read More

The Ihangane Project Featured in Devex

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019|

Health tech solutions for low-resource areas emerge from MIT Solve. Read More