Global Grassroots

Global Grassroots is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to catalyze women and girls as leaders of conscious social change in their communities. Global Grassroots' work is guided by four core values that form our theory of change: 1. Deepening personal consciousness and contributing towards the common good are both essential to social change. 2. One of the most effective levers of social change is a woman with the capability, resources, power, courage and inner commitment to initiate positive change for herself and others. 3. Sustaining and accelerating conscious social change requires investment in supporting civil society architecture. 4. Mind-body trauma healing plu...
Help Vulnerable Women Become Leaders of Change
 
The Women's Academy for Conscious Change is an 18-24 month awakened leadership program and non-profit incubator to help grassroots teams of women heal from trauma, step into their potential as self-aware leaders, and design and implement their own "micro-NGOs" to benefit other women and girls, addressing issues such as domestic violence, illiteracy, or lack of safe water access. Our typical participant is a mother of 4-8 children with a only primary school education who is a subsistence farmer. project reportread updates from the field
Young Women's Academy for Conscious Change: Uganda
 
Global Grassroots' Young Women's Academy for Conscious Change offers a curriculum for vulnerable yet motivated recent high school graduates who wish to initiate social change in their communities. Their ventures focus on issues such as early marriage, teen pregnancy, street children & school drop-outs. Partnered with Cornerstone Development, the Academy offers social entrepreneurship skills, leadership training, personal transformation exercises, mindfulness practices & university scholarships. project reportread updates from the field
Help RESONATE Train 450 Rwandan Women Leaders
 
Resonate empowers women and girls through storytelling, working with them to build confidence and leadership and become agents of change. Launched in Fall of 2013 in Rwanda, Resonate partners with organizations that focus on women's skill building. By working closely with partners who have a deep understanding of participant needs, Resonate develops customized curriculum that complementary to existing programs, and focuses on improving personal presentation and public speaking. project reportread updates from the field
Teach 30 Rwandan Women to Read, Write & Calculate
 
The project will educate 30 women each year allowing them to improve the lives of their families, to understand their rights and to actively participate in society project reportread updates from the field
Protect 815 Rwandan Women from Domestic Violence
 
This Global Grassroots' sponsored project, titled "Relax", is combating domestic violence by educating women about their rights and giving rural representatives cell phones to report cases of abuse. project reportread updates from the field
Enable 75 GWED-G Uganda Youth to Rebuild After War
 
The Youth Empowerment for the Realization and Promotion of Human Rights in Northern Uganda project is a 5-year-long program led by local organization GWED-G, that uses human rights trainings, empowerment building activities, along with livelihood enhancement initiatives in order to help the youth of N Uganda overcome the hardships experienced during the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) revolution. Donations will go specifically towards financing Income Generating Activities created by youth. project reportread updates from the field
Girls Academy for Conscious Change
 
Global Grassroots, in partnership with The Komera Project, is expanding its Girls Academy for Conscious Change. Serving vulnerable girls, including teen mothers, HIV+ and child-headed households during their annual school holidays when they are at greatest risk, the program will provide social entrepreneurship tools, mindful leadership skills, venture coaching and seed funding to enable girls to advance their own ideas for social change in their communities. project reportread updates from the field
Clean Water and Trainings for 100 Families
 
Let Us Build Ourselves Kanombe, a Global Grassroots sponsored project, aims to bring clean water and education on domestic violence and hygiene to communities in the Kanombe Sector of Rwanda. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Water for 150 Families and Fight Violence
 
"People With the Same Purpose", a Global Grassroots sponsored project, will install the first source of clean water in a Kigali neighborhood, as well as provide health and domestic violence workshops. project reportread updates from the field
Educate 500 On Women's Property Rights in Rwanda
 
APROFER, a Global Grassroots sponsored project created by 16 local women, will fight violence against women associated with property rights through trainings in the rural Ngorero District of Rwanda. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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