OPHI Working Paper on Social Isolation
Kim Samuel and colleagues at the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, partners in our work promoting social connectedness of children and youth in Mozambique and South Africa, have released a working paper emphasizing the relevance of isolation in understanding poverty - Learn more (February 2014)
Help South Sudanese Women and Youth Displaced by the Recent Violence
Karak Mayik Denyok Miakol, a Synergos Senior Fellow from South Sudan, has launched an effort to support refugees who have fled to Uganda - Learn more (January 2014)
Synergos 2013 program update
We’re fighting poverty in ways that respect and empower local people, release new ideas and energy, and create lasting solutions. And we need your help. - Learn more (December 2013)
From a death, support for life
Global Giving Matters looks how the Peter C. Alderman Foundation takes a public health approach to mental health care in post-conflict countries - Read article (December 2013)
Learning from Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela challenged people in South Africa and around the world to be our best selves. For Synergos, he inspired one of our key programs, which aims to create meaningful social connections among children in Southern Africa. - More (December 2013)
What is the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency?
A new video gives an overview of the ATA, which we are helping as it strives to transform agriculture, the foundation of Ethiopia’s economy - Watch video (October 2013)
Peggy Dulany in Forbes Insights: “Bring Your Heart as Well as Your Head”
A new report from Forbes Insights looks at philanthropists’ approach to global poverty, with contributions from a range of philanthropists, activists, business leaders and thinkers including Bill Drayton of Ashoka, Michael Porter of Harvard Business School, Jessica Chu of Credit Suisse, and Synergos Founder Peggy Dulany Learn more (September 2013)
Enter your email address below to choose from among: Synergos alerts/updates, The Commmons newsletter about Synergos and our networks, the Global Giving Matters newsletter on leaders and trends in philanthropy, and our Annual Report.
If you have already subscribed and wish to choose other publications/updates, please enter your email address above to edit your subscriptions.