The Marshall Direct Fund is excited to announce our partnership with Teach a Man to Fish, a NGO focused on supporting education initiatives across the developing world. Founded in London in 2006, Teach a Man to Fish began by funding innovative projects that share its mission of financially sustainable education to reduce poverty and unemployment, as well as fostering entrepreneurship.
MDF competed in the School Enterprise Challenge, a business competition to reward entrepreneurship in schools across the globe. This involves submitting a business plan and review of results of student-led enterprises. You can follow MDF's vocational school progress via blog: http://peaceoftheaction.wordpress.com/ The competition distributes over $40,000 in prizes, encourages global partnerships between schools and empowers students with valuable skills to tackle new business endeavors.
MDF is the proud recipient of the October, 2012 blog of the month award!
MDF Board Member wins Human Rights Award
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Pakistani journalist and daughter of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, Shehrbano Taseer, received a Human Rights Award during an annual award dinner in New York City on Saturday, October 22, 2011.
Human Rights First honored Shehrbano “for her courage in carrying out her father’s legacy of religious tolerance.” She has published a series of op-ed pieces calling for change in Pakistan, and has openly criticized those who glorify her father’s murderer, said the press release.