Celebrating Women Farmers: the Backbone of Africa’s Rural Agriculture

Women farmers tend to invest more in their homes and families, thereby fueling the prosperity of their communities. In fact, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organ... Read more >

Equipping Refugees to Become Entrepreneurs through DREAMS

Like mothers the world over, Anna dreams of giving her children the best life possible, including access to high quality education and healthcare. But living in the Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement in northwestern Uganda, it has been difficult for Anna to provide these things for her two children, who are five years old and one year old. Originally from Mugo village in South Sudan, Anna came to Bidi Bidi in 2018, fleeing the civil war in her home country. Like many of the 270,000 refugees living in... Read more >

It’s Up to Us: Tackling the Scourge of Fistula One Surgery at a Time

by Kate Grant, CEO, Fistula Foundation   Earlier this year, Fistula Foundation won a $50,000 prize after taking first place in a contest hosted by The Life You Can Save. We have our loyal supporters—along with Peter Singer, who generously donated the prize money—to thank for this achievement. Funding of this kind could not have come at a more opportune moment. This year, we are beginning to pursue an ambitious expansion of our treatment network model. Meanwhile, given recent shifts in th... Read more >

Update: IPA Study On Masks Is The First Randomized Trial To Show That Masks Reduce COVID-19 In A Real-World Setting.

IPA’s ability to collect high-quality data rests on the quality of our dedicated staff in the field. Who are the people and the stories behind the data?... Read more >