The Challenges of Funding for International Development 

There are many challenges international development organizations face. Often, they work in a context where poverty and oppression are commonplace for most members of the community, and where the lack of infrastructure, good governance, and human resources creates even more difficulties. However, for most nonprofits and NGOs, having adequate funding is still the biggest challenge…

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Cultivate A Different Kind of Holiday Season

There has been so much talk about how this holiday season is going to be different because of the shipping delays and the break in the supply chain.  You may not be able to order the “IT” gift in time, or the chocolate you serve every Christmas may be stuck in transit in some port…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global South

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to deeply impact our global trainees, as it has for members of our own immediate communities. Great challenges and devastation are limiting these community leaders’ access to resources for their programming as well as their own livelihoods. We asked our trainees how their communities are being impacted, and they shared…

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Cultivating Hope Amidst the Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing hardships that have come with it for the world’s poorest communities, we have pivoted our programs to support the community leaders we work with in the best way possible.  Cultivate is now raising support so that our trainees, who are faced with especially tough circumstances being…

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A Year in Review

This past year has been significant in our journey as an organization. Fifteen community leaders participated in our program. These leaders are now empowered and equipped with knowledge and skills, which they are using in their social impact programs. Thousands of people worldwide are being impacted by their work. As we invested into these leaders, we…

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You Shop, We Receive

Storm Creek 2019 Holiday Partnership Storm Creek, a Minnesota-based outdoor apparel company, is partnering with Cultivate International for the 2019 holiday season.  This partnership has already resulted in $1600 of donations to Cultivate, you can help us reach $2000, which will offer one scholarship to a trainee in 2020.  On the dates and times below,…

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