2015: Julie Carney, co-founder and previous country director, is featured as #6 on Food Tank’s “30 Women Under 30 Changing Food” list.
Food Tank’s list highlights 30 female rising stars in food and agriculture who are reshaping food systems around the world.
Forbes is presenting its third annual ” 30 under 30,” a list of the brightest starts in 15 different fields under the age of 30 . Our co-founder and country director, Julie Carney , is featured in the list of 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs.
The Acumen East Africa Fellows Program is a one-year, fully-funded leadership development program that gives 20 individuals from across East Africa the training they need to accelerate their social impact and leadership potential.
MTV Voice is a New international and pro-social platform, designed to show the work of young innovators around the globe . This year, Julie Carney is among the top 10 people in their 20’s who can make the difference.
The United Nations has named 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. And on May 11th we will celebrate mothers around the world on Mother’s Day. At Gardens for Health International, we want to take advantage of this confluence of events to celebrate the millions of mothers throughout Sub-Saharan Africa who are changing the landscape of food and nutrition for their families and communities.
- In this Huffington Post feature, Executive Director, Jessie Cronan, shares the inspiring story of Naomi Musabyimana. Naomi was among the first mothers who joined Gardens for Health and worked with the organization’s founding team to come up with a training model and methodology that would go beyond teaching families about basic nutrition and farming practices.
In her article, Into Africa, Marcia DeSanctis explores exciting initiatives being led by young American entrepreneurs in Rwanda. In it, she highlights the collaborative nature of Gardens for Health’s work to alleviate childhood malnutrition. Marie Claire is a monthly women’s magazine that focuses on women around the world.
The Huffington Post has published a piece written by Jessie Cronan, Executive Director, and Julie Carney, Co-Founder and Rwanda Country Director of GHI. In their illuminating blog, they put the treatment of childhood malnutrition front and center, and urge us to imagine seeds as a form of preventative medicine. In July 2012, The Huffington Post was ranked #1 on the 15 Most Popular Political Sites list by eBizMBA Rank.
Kula Causes highlights Gardens for Health as one of three worthy organizations to support in their monthly organization spotlight post. Kula Causes enables customers to support the causes they care about, simply by frequenting their favorite brands.
The Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project named Gardens for Health its Innovation of the Month for the month of February. Read the profile here. The Nourishing the Planet project assesses the state of agricultural innovations—from cropping methods to irrigation technology to agricultural policy—with an emphasis on sustainability, diversity, and ecosystem health, as well as productivity. The project aims to both inform global efforts to eradicate hunger and raise the profile of these efforts.
During their annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, Ashoka brought a group of students from the Akilah Institute and leaders from Rwanda’s public and private sectors to tour our farm and learn a bit more about what GHI does in the Rwandan community.
Julie Carney, GHI’s co-founder and in-country director, wins a prestigious Ashoka Fellowship. Ashoka is the world’s leading network of social entrepreneurs – extraordinary changemakers who find new solutions to social problems.
The Middlebury chapter of GlobeMed has teamed up with Gardens for Health to form a partnership of knowledge exchange with the mutual objective of global health equity.
The Atlantic discusses the idea of food security through Gardens for Health’s founding model.