Entrepreneur savings clubs for Colombian youth and adults

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

Organization Name: Opportunity International Canada Location: Waterloo, ON Project Title: Young Entrepreneur Savings Club (Bogotá, Colombia) Amount Awarded: $100,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To expand Opportunity International’s financial literacy programs to educate 900 more children and 200 more adults who live in impoverished communities in Colombia. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation … Read More

Providing men’s health services in the Amazon

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

Organization Name: Medical Ministry International Location: Hamilton, ON Project Title: Amazon Prostate Cancer Screening Project (Leticia, Colombia) Amount Awarded: $73,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To provide prostate cancer screenings for approximately 500 men from 14 villages in remote Amazonian regions. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Executive … Read More

Mobilizing churches for Colombia’s internally displaced people

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

Organization Name: Latin America Mission Canada Location: Toronto, ON Project Title: Faith and Displacement Project (Medellin, Colombia) Amount Awarded: $120,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To develop content and training to assist 60 churches assist over 1,000 internally displaced people recover from the trauma of Colombia’s civil war. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation … Read More

Medical testing for Amazon tribal women

Mark Petersen 2017Leave a Comment

Organization Name: Medical Ministry International Canada Location: Stoney Creek, ON Project Name: Cervical Cancer Screening on the Amazon River Utilizing New Canadian Technology Amount Awarded: $75,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To pilot HPV screening for women in remote communities along the Colombian Amazon and tributaries using new … Read More