Reinvest Giving Day

Reinvest Giving Day

DONATE < return to blog Reinvest | Seed Effect Giving Day UPDATE: We are incredibly grateful for your generous support of Seed Effect! Together, we exceeded the REINVEST | Seed Effect Giving Day goal of $50,000 and raised $153,522, our largest Giving Day to date! ...
Empowering Refugees in Uganda

Empowering Refugees in Uganda

Photo by Esther Havens < return to blog Two weeks ago I watched South Sudanese refugees from over a dozen different tribes conduct their weekly savings group meeting. This group is called Struggle. By definition, struggle means “to make forceful or violent efforts...
Lemonade and Headbands for South Sudan

Lemonade and Headbands for South Sudan

< return to blog When Anna Lee was 7 just  years old, her grandmother taught her how to sew. She had heard about women in South Sudan who were also seamstresses and who needed a sewing machine to start a business to make money to care for their children. So she...
Myth #3 – Refugees Only Need Aid

Myth #3 – Refugees Only Need Aid

< return to blog As we’re preparing to launch our program in the refugee camps in northern Uganda, we’re unpacking 3 Myths about Refugees: Myth #1: Refugee = Emergency Myth #2: There’s a Permanent Solution And now, Myth #3: Refugees...
Myth #2 – There’s a Permanent Solution

Myth #2 – There’s a Permanent Solution

< return to blog South Sudan’s refugee crises is now the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.  So we’ve pivoted to bring the same empowerment to the South Sudanese in a new environment. But first, we’re unpacking 3 Myths About...
Myth #1 – Refugee = Emergency

Myth #1 – Refugee = Emergency

< return to blog We’ve experienced the tragic impact of displacement first hand as the South Sudanese, the people we’ve served for the last eight years, have been forced from their homes due to renewed war.  As the war has escalated over the last...