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If you’re anything like me, right now you’re thinking about what you want to accomplish this year. It’s time to take stock of where you’ve been, where you’re going and what you want to achieve over the next 12 months. While some like to call...

The power of gratitude and the belief in creating a more just world. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love being with family and friends, and who doesn’t love an amazing meal? But what I love most about Thanksgiving is that for one day,...

Exploring the connection between empowering women and climate change. -Devin Hibbard, CEO and Founder, Street Business School If you know me, you know I’m passionate about women's economic empowerment. In a recent conversation with several people, one man politely told me that, while I was doing good...

Economic opportunity and entrepreneurship can help ensure children an education. Entrepreneurship creates cross-cutting impact that will lead to a generational change in extreme poverty. At the end of the day, an investment in economic opportunity is an investment in education....

Over the past four to five years, living in and travelling to Uganda, I’ve noticed some really cool things happening on the African continent. There’s a vibrancy in the air, and you can feel the sense of opportunity that is permeating everyday life. Africa's population is...

“Celebrate the beautiful moments in life” –Prossy Namakula Prossy’s Street Business School journey began as a small-scale farmer near her home district of Mukono. She sold cassava, sweet potatoes, beans and vegetables to generate income to support her family. When Prossy heard about SBS, she was...

Help us end STRONG! Our fiscal year is coming to a close and I personally want to ask for your help to end this year STRONG. With your support, we can continue to strengthen lives across the African continent and beyond. Our goal is to raise...

Nagitta Prossy: I am strong because I work hard, and through SBS, have learned how to run a successful business selling boiled corn. I am a single mother of four children, who can now provide them with milk, eggs and a future – depositing their school...

Life Lessons Living abroad is one of the most powerful teachers I’ve ever known.  You’re far from home, friends and most family members, and there’s a new culture and possibly a new language. And, if you’re moving to a country like Uganda, there’s a standard of...