Impact News

Sawa World Solution Report – Paper Bowls

Sawa World Spark Ochiro James has created a beautiful and innovative Solution! His innovation? The creation of colorful, high-quality Paper Bowls from old calendars and magazines. The Paper Bowls can be used for many purposes including storing materials or as household decoration. In addition to...
Nov 21 2015 - 7:26pm
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Youth Trained At Sawa World Day Spreads Learned Solutions

Each Sawa World trained youth can be a powerful catalyst for empowerment in his or her community. John Ssansa’s story is an excellent example of how the Sawa World model can affect far reaching change in both individual lives and local communities!John was one of the youth who attended the...
Nov 16 2015 - 4:59am
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Sawa World Volunteer Profile: Neera Ghai

With so much constantly going on at Sawa World, it takes a dynamic and special person to keep the whole team flowing smoothly. At Sawa World Canada, that special person is Office Manager Neera Ghai.
Nov 3 2015 - 7:34am
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276 Vulnerable Girls Replicate Sawa World Solutions

Sawa World’s unique approch to poverty reduction is being noticed! This past April, Sawa World was invited by Stromme Foundation, a Norwegian NGO dedicated to improving the lives of impoverished people, to teach Solutions to 276 girls in northern Uganda. The lessons were a huge success,...
Oct 10 2015 - 8:59pm
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Sawa World Plans for Ambitious Solution Center in Uganda

Sawa World Staff in Uganda will soon have a shiny new office hub to call home! The organization is working on the details to expand into a Solution Center in Kampala to serve as a dedicated base of operations for the Sawa World team, and act as learning center for visitors to the facility.
Sep 30 2015 - 5:19am
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Over 100 Primary School Students Replicate Solutions

Change truly can come from people of all ages! This past April over 100 students and staff from St. Anthony’s Primary School in Uganda traveled to the Sheraton Kampala hotel to attend the recent Sawa World Day in search of practical skills to enhance their education and lives. The students...
Sep 12 2015 - 7:31am
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Sawa World’s Daphne Nederhorst A Finalist For The Waislitz Global Citizen Award!

We need your votes!Sawa World’s founder, Daphne Nederhorst, was recently announced as one of four finalists for the prestigious Waislitz Global Citizen Award. The award, which will be presented in New York in late September, recognizes social entrepreneurs that have demonstrated a proven...
Sep 5 2015 - 5:01am
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Exciting New Development - Sawa World Scales Up!

Although we may have been a little quiet in our impact news, exciting new developments are happening at Sawa World!The organization is currently in the midst of a six month International Pilot Project designed to test expansion of its innovative model into four new countries. The Pilot Project,...
Aug 27 2015 - 4:44am
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Sawa World Impact: Making Sandals

There is a Swahili saying which goes, “He who works in the sun, feasts under a shade”. Sawa World Spark John Opis’ life reflects the merits of hard work, as he has started a successful business making sandals through effort and dedication! 
Jul 5 2015 - 10:50pm
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Sawa World Impact Video: Making Earrings

Meet our newest Sawa World Spark (champion of local solutions) Jackie. Her life is a story of following your passion to success. Growing up, she watched her mother work passionately sewing chair backs, and seeing the artistry in the pieces, Jackie’s interest in textiles also grew.
Jul 5 2015 - 10:49pm
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