Tender Grassroots Partners

These Are the Heroes with the Passion to Transform Their Communities

Our Partners


Ukumbi is a Non-Profit organization founded by two African women with the focus of transforming communities through socio-economic empowerment. To help entrepreneurs thrive, Ukumbi works to provide affordable and customized resources such as; Ten Coaching and Mentoring Sessions, Entrepreneur Networking Event, Business Professional Session, Annual Pitch Event, Entrepreneur Field/Site Visits, and  Fellow Entrepreneur Class. Click here to read more about Ukumbi


Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa. In January of that year, the school, which was later renamed Uganda Technical College, opened its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics.

The College soon began offering various other courses in Medical Care, Agriculture , Veterinary Sciences and Teacher Training. It expanded over the years to become a Center for Higher Education in East Africa in 1935. In 1937, the College started developing into an institution of higher education, offering post-school certificate courses. Click here   to read more about Makerere University 


The Islamic University in Uganda was opened in the year 1988 by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) under a bilateral agreement between the Government of Uganda (GOU) and the OIC. In 1990, the Parliament of Uganda enacted a law, The Islamic University in Uganda Act (cap 131, Laws of Uganda), formally establishing the University in Uganda. The University operates under the framework of this Act. The University opened on 10th February 1988 with 80 students and two degree programmes. Currently, we have over 120 accredited programs, 8 Faculties and a student population of over 10,000 coming from 21 different countries. The University has so far graduated over 45,000 students from various disciplines. Click here to read about IUIU


Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health improves the health of communities and populations through innovative public health degree and certificate programs, cutting-edge research and scholarship, and cooperative partnerships with other civic, business, and academic institutions committed to solving our world’s most difficult health challenges.


Goodera curates and hosts engaging volunteering programs for employees, in partnership with 50K+ nonprofits. We are on a mission to make social impact accessible to every team on the planet. Click here to read more about Goodera


The Afya Foundation collects unused medical supplies and equipment from throughout the New York metro area and gives them a second life.  Domestic regulations require that enormous volumes of supplies must not be reused.  As a result they are destined for local landfills. We ship these critical materials to under resourced and compromised health systems all over the globe thereby improving access to healthcare, the quality of care delivered, and the retention of local providers.

Our model recognizes that each hospital, government and clinic faces disparate public health conditions.  Relying on a cadre of volunteers to sort and pack rescued supplies in order to ship individually tailored shipments to local partners, Afya provides a forum for local communities to contribute globally.  Our capacity to meet immediate humanitarian needs in places devastated by natural disaster, public health crises or international conflicts while simultaneously implementing long-term programs to address chronic health disparities is critical to our future success. Click here  to read more about AFYA


GlobalGiving is a nonprofit that supports other nonprofits by connecting them to donors and companies. Since 2002, we’ve helped trusted, community-led organizations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe (and hundreds of places in between) access the tools, training, and support they need to make our world a better place.Click here to read more Global Giving 


Tech for changes found “ Tech for Changes.net” in 2021 to provide girls and non-binary students worldwide quality computer science education. 

Having read about the lack of computer courses in less developed countries like Cambodia, I wanted to share my love of coding and computers to girls around the world, inspire more to enter the tech industry and close the gender inequality gap. Click here to read more about Tech for Changes


At Maybroda’s Iron Circle Martial Arts, we believe in helping you discover the “You” that you were always meant to be. Through a variety of classes like Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you can get super fit, expand your martial arts and self-defense horizons, or find an inspiring outlet for your  children after school.Click here  to  read more about Iron Circle 

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