GUEST INTERVIEWS

The Business of Giving podcast by Denver Frederick aims to spread the word on social good by featuring the largest and greatest nonprofit organizations in the US. Denver interviews CEOs of nonprofits talking about how their organizations help the world a better place.

Food Forward: Fighting Hunger by Rescuing Fresh Surplus Produce

Food Forward: Fighting Hunger by Rescuing Fresh Surplus Produce

Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people experiencing food insecurity, and inspiring others to do the same. And here to tell us how they go about this work and the difference that it is making is Rick Nahmias, the Founder and CEO of Food Forward.

read more
How Brilliant Detroit Builds “Kid Success Neighborhoods”

How Brilliant Detroit Builds “Kid Success Neighborhoods”

Brilliant Detroit is dedicated to building Kid Success Neighborhoods, where families with children up to eight years of age, have what they need to be school-ready, healthy, and stable. They do this by establishing and operating homes in high-need neighborhoods that offer proven programming to families and children. And here to share with us their model and the impact that it’s had on Detroit is Cindy Eggleton, the co-founder and CEO of Brilliant Detroit.

read more
The Innovative Way Amani Global Works is Providing Healthcare to the Most Impoverished and Forgotten Areas of Africa

The Innovative Way Amani Global Works is Providing Healthcare to the Most Impoverished and Forgotten Areas of Africa

Amani Global Work’s mission is to care, cure, and make whole by providing healthcare to the most impoverished and forgotten areas of Africa. Founded in 2010, their work has been concentrated on the Island of Idjwi, located between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. And here to tell us about that work and the impact that it’s had is Dr. Jacques Sebisaho, co-founder and executive director of Amani Global Works.

read more
Using Technology Barefoot Law is Making Access to Justice a Reality for Millions Across Africa

Using Technology Barefoot Law is Making Access to Justice a Reality for Millions Across Africa

BarefootLaw’s mission is to make legal services readily available to 50 million Africans by 2030. Starting in Uganda, they are harnessing the power of digital technology and innovations like artificial intelligence to assure that every Ugandan has access to justice. And here to tell us more about what they do and the impact they’re having is Gerald Abila, the founder of BarefootLaw.

read more
Glasswing International: Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives in Central America

Glasswing International: Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives in Central America

In 2007, Glasswing International was founded based on the knowledge that communities in Latin America face health and education challenges on a grand scale. Their mission is to address the root causes and consequences of violence and poverty through programs that empower youth, mobilize communities, and strengthen public systems. And to learn more about how they go about this work and the impact that it has had, it’s a pleasure to have with us, Ken Baker, the co-founder and CEO of Glasswing International.

read more
60 Decibels Co-Founder Discusses Lean Data and Impact Measurement

60 Decibels Co-Founder Discusses Lean Data and Impact Measurement

60 Decibels is an end-to-end impact measurement company. Using the Lean Data approach, they speak directly to customers, employees, or beneficiaries, returning high-quality data in weeks to help organizations maximize their impact and grow their business. And here to tell us more about what they do and the impact they have had is Tom Adams, the co-founder and chief strategy officer of 60 Decibels.

read more
Brookview House: An Innovative Model Serving Homeless Women and Children

Brookview House: An Innovative Model Serving Homeless Women and Children

Founded in 1990, Brookview House is a nonprofit organization led by black and Latinx women that works for justice, equity and systemic change for low-income mothers and their children living in Boston. Its innovative approach addresses the distinct needs of each family member, adults and children. Brookview’s commitment extends beyond its own walls, offering programs to families within the local community as well. And here to tell us more about their work and the impact that it has had is Deborah Hughes, the President and CEO of Brookview House.

read more
APOPO: Training Rats to Rid the World of Landmines and Tuberculosis

APOPO: Training Rats to Rid the World of Landmines and Tuberculosis

APOPO is a global nonprofit that trains African giant pouched rats, nicknamed HeroRATS, to detect landmines or tuberculosis using their extraordinary sense of smell. APOPO’s scent detection technology has a massive potential to relieve human suffering, not just in these two areas but potentially in other unexplored fields as well. 

read more