Meet Our New Members – November 2023

New Lightup Impact Members Grassroots Organizations

We are delighted to welcome to 25 exceptional grassroots organizations from Kenya and Uganda to our vibrant Lightup Impact Community. Learn more about them in this post.

Skills Development and Innovation Program – Meet the Participants

Skills development with Lightup Impact

Usanii Village Africa and Soulevement are set to start our Skills Development and Innovation for Impact Program in November 2023. This program aims to strengthen the skills and capacity of these organizations to promote their growth, visibility, and sustainability. Get to know the selected organizations by exploring their profound missions and achievements so far, and…

Together Women Can: Empowering Women and Fighting Cervical Cancer

In the realm of social impact, some partnerships are more than just collaborations; they’re profound alliances working towards transformative change. One such alliance that shines brightly in our network is with Together Women Can (TWC), a passionate advocate and sponsor of Lightup Impact. The birth of Together Women Can TWC’s journey began with a vision…

Systems Change Through Collaboration: Making More Health

In an era where collaboration fuels innovation and impact, Lightup Impact proudly unveils a transformative collaboration with Making More Health (MMH). This alliance signifies a collective commitment to crafting a healthier world through systems change where individuals, communities, and even animals can thrive. Shared value for a healthier world MMH is dedicated to holistic sustainable…

Lightup Impact and the East Africa Philanthropy Network Join Forces

Journeying through change is a path best taken hand in hand. As the world rapidly transforms, we at Lightup Impact eagerly embrace the shifts, challenges, and triumphs that lie ahead. In our latest venture, we are partnering with the East Africa Philanthropy Network (EAPN) to co-host our annual conference, Lightup Impact Days 2023.   EAPN…

Meet Our New Members – July 2023

We are happy to welcome five new changemakers from Kenya and Uganda into the Lightup Impact Community.    These changemakers are leaders of grassroots organizations working in sexual reproductive health and rights, economic empowerment, mental health, malnutrition, gender-based violence, and eradication of harmful traditional cultural practices.   With every new addition to our changemaker community,…

Meet Our New Members – June 2023

We are happy to welcome six new changemakers from Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda into the Lightup Impact Community. These changemakers are leaders of grassroots organizations working in sexual reproductive health and rights, economic empowerment, mental health, youth empowerment, gender-based violence, and mentorship. With every new addition to our changemaker community, we gain local insights and…

Hexa Media and Lightup Impact Partner Up to Scale the Impact of African Nonprofits

We are delighted to announce that over the next six months, Lightup Impact and Hexa Media will be working together to scale the impact of African nonprofits.   Hexa Media is a leading marketing and communications consulting agency that supports nonprofits in reaching wider audiences, enhancing brand visibility, and maximizing their long-term sustainability. Lightup Impact…

Meet the Lightup Impact 2023 Founder Committee

Our first community-led election has wrapped up! Together, we selected 8 new Founder Committee members from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania to help us make the most of this year’s Lightup Impact Days.   A big thank you to the 15 high-caliber candidates for taking the time to apply for the position and expressing a…

New Partnership with Think Opal

We are delighted to announce Lightup Impact has recently entered a partnership with Think Opal! Think Opal contributes towards the growth of Sustainable & Impactful Enterprises to Reduce inequalities, supporting the development of sustainable communities and cities in East Africa. Recently Think Opal launched the Impact series, a segment aimed at highlighting the work of Social…

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