Economic Development
About

Providing economic opportunity and sustainable growth for individuals, businesses, and family enterprises around the world is crucial to lifting people out of poverty. Through innovative models, financial education and training programs, and the development of creative solutions, Resolution Fellows are working with some of the world's most vulnerable communities to give them the tools and information they need to become financially independent.

Providing economic opportunity and sustainable growth for individuals, businesses, and family enterprises around the world is crucial to lifting people out of poverty. Through innovative models, financial education and training programs, and the development of creative solutions, Resolution Fellows are working with some of the world's most vulnerable communities to give them the tools and information they need to become financially independent.

Susan Hilda Lokolimoe

Susan studies Social work and Social administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She co-founded Girls Alive Uganda with classmates Suzan Mutoni and Marion Apio to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda.

Suzan Mutoni

Suzan is an undergraduate student of Environmental Health Sciences at Makerere University School of Public Health. She is the Project coordinator of the Girls Alive Project, an initiative that breaks the major barrier to girl child education through making reusable sanitary towels and teaching menstrual hygiene. She is also the head of the Public Health Department of the BRAC Scholars’ alumni. A platform that was created to establish give back avenues through which students can solve pressing health challenges in their home areas.

Marion Apio

Marion Apio has always had a desire to help young people and one of the ways she could do it, was by providing sanitary towels, an essential tool to the girl child education. Marion Apio hails from Tororo District in the Eastern Region of Uganda. She is the C. E. O of Girls Alive Uganda (GAUP), a youth led project that aims at making and distributing reusable sanitary towels to the vulnerable girls in her community. She is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at Makerere University, studying a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication.

Girls Alive Uganda

Girls Alive Uganda aims to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda. The project will produce and distribute affordable sanitary pads to reduce high rates of menstrual-related school absenteeism, which remains a key barrier to girls’ education in Uganda.

Allen Kendunga

Allen Kendunga is the founder of Talent Match, Inc. a professional development program aimed at closing the skills gap among Rwandan youth by providing career development services and coaching. She is passionate about sustainable economic development, education, and building human capital. Allen hopes to create a social impact among young people by helping them realize their full potential.

Talent Match, Inc.

This is a social venture working to bridge the gap between knowledge acquired in schools and solving real world problems. We do this by helping young adults from different college campus and recent graduates in Rwanda get internships and jobs. We screen, recruit, train, and connect students with employers.

Project Generation

Project-Generation is a youth operated organization dedicated to give young people multiple platforms to be successful. Through the venture’s B-Lab and School Assembly Program, program participants will have access to events, programs, explore career opportunities, and build valuable connections in a safe and supportive environment.

De'Andre Washington

De'Andre is a senior at State College of Florida. Through his passion for his community, he developed a social venture for youth called “Project-Generation." The venture is a youth-operated organization that specializes in a diverse range of youth-services & job placement opportunities. His purpose for establishing the organization was to educate and prepare young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter and excel in the workforce, providing these individuals an equal opportunity for success.

AgriWealth Limited (AWL)

AgriWealth Limited addresses the problem of land scarcity and changing agricultural methods in Rwanda, due to climate change. The venture will bring modern urban growing techniques to a demonstration farm, and use this platform to educate farmers and spread these skills and technologies, including eventually creating large, holistic sustainable farms in subsistence agriculture communities.

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