Immigration and Global Economy Drive Growth in Gateway Cities

As advances in technology and transportation continue to progress at a rapid clip, economies across the world have become increasingly bound through global networks of trade and immigration. This trend is none so clear as in gateway hubs. Known by some economists as “capitals of the world,” these cities boast commercial and financial links to [...]

By | 2018-08-13T01:45:17+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Blog, Education, Philanthropy, Sonny Kalsi|0 Comments

Gender Equity in Education in India: Problems and Progress are Not Equal

There is no question that gender bias is a problem in India. Despite recent legal successes that indicate some progress, such as the supreme court decision that ruled that sex with an underaged wife is rape, the government has been slow to address the specific laws that support discrimination based on sex. True, the constitution [...]

By | 2018-05-15T13:38:25+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Education, Philanthropy, Sonny Kalsi|0 Comments

Economic Swings Affect Philanthropy

Since the global financial crisis of 2008 there has been significant economic recovery in many parts of the world. Which is good news-- for philanthropic organizations. In times of economic hardship and downturn, donations from individuals and corporations to foundations, nonprofit organizations, and other philanthropic entities decline.  Which is troubling because when an entire country [...]

By | 2018-04-17T15:08:44+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, Philanthropy, Sonny Kalsi|0 Comments

Charity Spotlight: Teaching Matters

In the 1800s the world of education was very different from today. In many parts of the country, especially in rural areas, first through eighth grade was taught in a one-room school house. Teachers were expected to teach multiple subjects (with an emphasis on reading, writing and arithmetic), as well as keep the stove fire [...]

By | 2018-04-17T15:06:49+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Blog, Philanthropy|0 Comments

What Tanzania Teaches Us About Public-Private Partnerships in Education

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as “arrangements between public and private actors for the delivery of goods, services and/or facilities.” The organization goes on to explain that “in many different settings, PPPs are increasingly perceived as an innovative policy approach to provide education for all, [...]

By | 2018-04-17T15:04:41+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Blog, Education, Philanthropy, Sonny Kalsi|0 Comments