3 Reasons to Give to TGE this Giving Tuesday

3 Reasons to Give to TGE this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day of global giving. On November 27, join this amazing movement and give back. Whether you are giving your time, a donation, a gift, or your support, it all makes a difference. Three reasons you should give to TGE this Giving Tuesday include supporting education, creating sustainable projects and improving lives. …

The Story Behind Our Handcrafted Items

The Story Behind Our Handcrafted Items

Imagine begin unable to control your bladder and being ostracized by your community. Unfortunately, this is a reality many women have to live with every day. “More than 2 million young women live with untreated obstetric fistula in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa,” according to the World Health Organization. Obstetric fistula is when a hole appears …

Sign-Up Now for the 2019 Project Trip!

Sign-Up Now for the 2019 Project Trip!

Sign-ups are now open for the 2019 TGE Project Trip. During your stay in Kenya, we will visit different orphanages and schools around Nairobi for a variety of sustainable projects. TGE has participated in projects that involve greenhouse and chicken coop builds, water well digging and water tank installations. TGE also creates workshops for children, …

3 Ways to Fundraise for a Cause

3 Ways to Fundraise for a Cause

Fundraising is an excellent way for you to support an organization or cause you care about. Choosing what kind of fundraiser to hold is an important decision. Below we’ve listed three ways for you to fundraise. 1. Start a Facebook Fundraiser Chances are most of your friends and family are on Facebook. Using this social …

Volunteering as a Family

Volunteering as a Family

Volunteering on your own is a rewarding experience. Volunteering as a family is a great way to bring your loved ones together for a meaningful cause. The Hagen family has experienced the gift of giving back first hand through TGE project trips. “[The TGE trip] was incredible to experience with our kids and even more …

TGE Impacts Over 3000 People

TGE Impacts Over 3000 People

The Giving Exchange has impacted approximately 3,075 people. These sustainable structures and educational programs TGE supports will continue to help communities for years to come. You can learn about more TGE projects on the TGE website. Choosing a Project The Giving Exchange works with local contacts in Kenya to learn about new projects and communities …

4 Ways to Give to The Giving Exchange

4 Ways to Give to The Giving Exchange

The Giving Exchange is grateful for all of the support we receive from our donors. We want to make sure giving to our organization is easy, which is why we have several ways to give back to TGE. TGE accepts direct project donations and is also partnered with eBay for Charity, Amazon Smile, and Givenik. …

2018 Project Trip – Week Three Summary

2018 Project Trip – Week Three Summary

The final week of the 2018 Giving Exchange Project Trip is complete!  The team visited the Njoo Dada Trust, Riruta Shade Orphanage, Dream Children’s Home, and Divine Hope. Project Trip – Day Thirteen August 19, was the unofficial beginning of the week three TGE project trip. The week three group was joined by Christopher (aka …

2018 Project Trip – Week Two Summary

2018 Project Trip – Week Two Summary

The second week of the 2018 Giving Exchange Project Trip is complete.  The team visited several schools and rescue centers to help with projects. A few of the locations the team stopped at include the Gichocho and Stemi Schools as well as the Ilmara Rescue Center.  Project Trip – Day Six and Seven The beginning of …

2018 Project Trip – Week One Summary

2018 Project Trip – Week One Summary

The Giving Exchange volunteers headed out to Kenya last week to begin their service projects. The team arrived at Morning Stars Ministries Children’s Home in Kenya on August 6. The next day, the group went to Kangoya Primary School where they were greeted with a performance by some of the school’s top students. Project Trip …