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Listen Up: We Have Something to Say! A Message from Grassroots Leaders

In August 2016, One World Children's Fund, ACODEV and the African Diaspora Network convened the first Grassroots Forward meeting and workshop in Kampala, Uganda. More than 50 participants from over 10 countries across Africa spent the day together to discuss how we can push Grassroots Forward. Participants enjoyed building partnerships, sharing challenges and solutions, and creating a network that focuses on pushing global philanthropists to listen to the vision and values of the work happening at the grassroots level, and ultimately direct more funding to locally run, locally designed solutions to global poverty.
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