Trauma Relief for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Published on May 31, 2017

Erol Foundation has partnered with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine to deliver trauma relief for Jordan’s refugee community.

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Revisiting Bangladesh: A Learning Journey with Room to Read, Uplift and BRAC

Published on November 30, 2016

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Two years after the Erol Foundation first visited Bangladesh, co-founder Sébastien Lépinard made the journey to observe its Equality of Chances grantees in action.

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Barefoot’s sustainable program goes international

Published on February 1, 2016


After four decades of proven empowerment in India, Barefoot College launched an expansion plan that opened the first of six new training centers in Africa and is fast approaching its first Latin American center in Guatemala.

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Learning Journey Leads to New Collaborative Partners, Global Strategy

Published on November 1, 2015


In October 2014, members of Erol Foundation traveled to Dhaka to visit BRAC headquarters. The contingent traveled with BRAC program managers to both urban and rural program sites.

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Website, partnerships spur environmentally-sustainable livelihoods

Published on October 1, 2015


When Rashmi Bharti and Rashnish Jain moved from Delhi to the Himalyan region of Kumaon, their intent was to install solar electrification panels to create a sustainable source of energy for rural villagers.

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Room to Read reaches 10 countries across Asia and Africa

Published on August 1, 2015


Room to Read offers a unique and highly effective approach to global impact. The organization focuses on a single region at a time and builds culturally conscious and socially impactful programming specific to that place.

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Nuru International expands to Ethiopia

Published on July 1, 2015


Nuru lives and breathes its core values and commitment to impact. This value pays off in tremendous poverty reduction on the ground. With a track record of success, Nuru maintains its values with each expansion of programming into a new region.

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Exposing Fundamental Injustices, Upholding Rights

Published on May 1, 2015

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For nearly four decades, Human Rights Watch has built a reputation for accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy. It publishes more than 100 reports and briefings annually in nearly as many countries.

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Taking BRAC’s Graduation Approach to Scale

Published on November 1, 2014

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BRAC’s approach to poverty alleviation is based on a simple, and extremely effective, idea: that families experiencing the harshest forms of poverty are capable of lifting themselves out of those circumstances, for good.

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Special Announcement: The Collaborative to End Ultra Poverty

Published on June 18, 2014


At the close of 2013, the Erol Foundation announced a new partnership with BRAC, a poverty alleviation organization that creates opportunities for the world’s poorest communities with the proven ultra poor graduation program.

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Barefoot College Wins Big at the Social Entrepreneurs Challenge

Published on January 1, 2014


We bring you more exciting news for Barefoot College, including prizes, publicity, and funding for the next generation of Solar Grandmothers. Barefoot College, the world’s only college for the rural poor, is one of our long-time grantees.

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BRAC, Bandhan, and Partners Working to End Ultra-Poverty

Published on December 30, 2013


We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with BRAC, a poverty alleviation organization creating new opportunities for the world’s poorest communities with the tested and highly effective ultra-poor graduation program.

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