progress reports

2013-2014 PR cover

This report outlines the focus areas, portfolios, and investments of each of the foundations within The ELMA Group of Foundations. The investments listed in this report are those with start dates that fall between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2014. In addition to outlining ELMA’s focus areas and investments, this progress report highlights case studies and success stories in which ELMA’s investments have supported, enabled, or accelerated the impact of organizations and programs tirelessly working for social change and benefiting the world’s most vulnerable populations, particularly low-income children and families in Africa.

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This report outlines new and ongoing, multi-year investments made by the ELMA Group of Foundations in 2012. It introduces the ELMA Community Grants Program, a two-year pilot of the ELMA Foundation focused on supporting community based organizations meeting the diverse humanitarian needs of children in Africa. It also includes a historical retrospective of the ELMA Relief Foundation, covering 8-years of focused investment in communities affected by disasters.

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This report outlines new investments made by the ELMA Group of Foundations in 2011. It gives an over-view of ELMA’s strategic approaches to investing in health and education in Africa. It also outlines two of ELMA’s most successful investments to date: project support to the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Pediatrics Program, contributing to 205,000 HIV-positive children accessing treatment at the end of 2010, up from less than 20,000 in 2005; and general support to the Clinton Health Access Initiative South Africa country office, contributing to savings of 4.7 Billion Rand (USD600 Million), resulting from CHAI-recommended restructuring of national drug procurement processes.

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