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We empower communities to develop and achieve their vision for the future and inspire large-scale movements leading to dignity for all.
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It’s that exciting time of year again when the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is about to kick off. One of the largest and most successful workplace fundraising campaigns in the world, the CFC provides federal employees the opportunity to contribute to thousands of charities across the U.S. and around the world. In 2019, federal employees donated more than $83.8 million in monetary pledges and volunteer hours! Their generosity didn’t stop there – they pledged more than $2.6 million in a special solicitation this spring to support those affected by COVID-19.   Here at Global Impact, many of our Charity Alliance…

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Khalidou started his career as a Tostan Facilitator in Medina Yoro Foulah, in the Kolda region of Senegal, at the beginning phases of Tostan. He was continuously promoted over the years and after 16 years, he was chosen to be the National Coordinator for Tostan Senegal. However in 2014, he was elected Mayor of the District of Medina Yoro Foulah, in southern Senegal. Serving his community was his calling and thus he knew it was time to step down as National Coordinator and start a new chapter in his life. Yet, he never left Tostan behind. Tostan was and is the basis for his work as a locally elected official. In everything his community does, they use what they learned through the Tostan program. Through this strength-based and Human Rights-centered approach, his community works with local leaders, including Mayors and District Council members, furthering the notion that human dignity and…