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NEWS

Below is a list of latest news and headlines from the Luminos Fund.  

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June 27, 2017

We're incredibly excited and honored that the World Education Summit for Education (WISE) named us one of the 2017 (WISE) Awards finalists! Here is the U.S. press release as well as a link to the official WISE announcement.

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March 08, 2017

Dear Friends and Supporters, 2016 was an exciting year for us and our work to bring quality education to the world’s most disadvantaged children. In our first year as a standalone organization, we further scaled the Speed School program to ...

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September 13, 2016

Beautiful beaches, thanks to a 360 mile-long Atlantic coastline, moderate tropical weather, and a lush green cover to boast about. But unfortunately these are not the reasons Liberia is known for in the world. Liberia is famous for having one of t...

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January 21, 2016

We are delighted to share that the Luminos Fund (formally known as the Speed School Fund) has been featured in the recent GBC-Education press release, which was presented ahead of ...

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January 04, 2016

We are delighted to welcome Caitlin Baron, the inaugural Chief Executive Officer for the Luminos Fund. Caitlin has spent ten years with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in senior leadership roles which have prepared her well for the ...

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September 03, 2015

This Huffington Post article highlights the Ethiopia Speed School initiative, where over 45,000 mothers across the country are keeping their kids in school, saving money and starting businesses. Below is an extract from t...

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September 01, 2015

In this Huffington blog post Cameron Conaway shares his personal journey to Ethiopia where he visited our Speed School program. Below is an extract from the article: "Of course there was a drought, droughts are part of the cycle ...

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August 20, 2015

In this Social Stanford Innovation Review article, author Cameron Conaway shares his personal journey to Ethiopia where he visited our Speed School program. Below is an extract from the article: Asefa Tadese was a full-time cattl...

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