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In honor of International Women’s Day, The Elders, a group of global leaders brought together by Nelson Mandela to promote peace and end suffering, posted on their facebook page: At least 1 in 3 women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or abused. What do you think is the best way to stop [...]Read Post
November 13, 2012 – Trestle Group Foundation today announced an innovative partnership with Swisscontact and Equity Bank – with human capital provided by Credit Suisse – that will provide direct support to Tanzanian women entrepreneurs in 3 vital areas: 1. Knowledge Transfer – Access to Expertise, Networks and Resources The program will partner high-potential women-led entrepreneurs with [...]Read Post
Six years ago this week, the Trestle Group Foundation shot this film with its very first entrepreneur, Luna Shamsuddoha of Dohatec in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Luna Shamsuddoha will strike absolutely no one as a shrinking violet. As she looks back at what’s changed since our partnership, though, she says: It’s given me so much confidence as [...]Read Post
Letha Sandison didn’t start Wrap Up Africa because she’d always wanted to build a business; she saw a need and asked, “What can I do?” Cancer kills more people than HIV, tuberculosis and malaria combined. In Uganda, where she and her family were living, Sandison encountered countless families struggling to save children with cancer (especially [...]Read Post