Using Learning Through Play to Empower Teachers and Students in Ghana

Using Learning Through Play to Empower Teachers and Students in Ghana

Strong partnerships and collaborating with effective organizations are key components to tackling the complex global issues that we seek to improve at the IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF).

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The IDP Foundation Story: Finding Purpose in Sustainable Solutions

The IDP Foundation Story: Finding Purpose in Sustainable Solutions

I found my philanthropic calling in 2008 while visiting the Agbogbloshie market in Accra, Ghana.

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IDPF Supports Local Museum to Open Up Barriers to STEM Opportunities

IDPF Supports Local Museum to Open Up Barriers to STEM Opportunities

While most of our grantmaking is done to support our keystone program, the IDP Rising Schools Program, and to promote advocacy efforts in global education, we also fund locally based organizations that share our same belief that education is a key component to conquering many of the world’s greatest challenges.

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IDPF Supports Mela Project to Strengthen Maternal Health in the Developing World

IDPF Supports Mela Project to Strengthen Maternal Health in the Developing World

The IDP Foundation, Inc. has always practiced grantmaking with purpose.

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How Microfinance Empowers Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

How Microfinance Empowers Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Magdalene Sackey was in a bind. The proprietor of a low-fee private school in Ghana with ambitions to expand capacity, she had acquired land for a new campus in Mataheko, a town in greater metropolitan Accra.

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Action-Packed TFET Training Makes Professional Development Fun for Teachers

Action-Packed TFET Training Makes Professional Development Fun for Teachers

An integral portion of the TFET program are the in-person trainings that consist of a two-tier “train the trainer” model in which a group of “master teachers” completes the first tier of training and then replicates the experience to their fellow teachers at their schools.

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Raising Teachers’ Self Esteem and Inspiring More Child-Friendly Classrooms in Ghana

Raising Teachers’ Self Esteem and Inspiring More Child-Friendly Classrooms in Ghana

In the opening of a video entitled Practical Ways to Make the Classroom Creative and Fun, “Sesame Street” Muppets Zobi and Kami are playing a new song for their favorite teacher, Ms. Efia, slapping out the rhythm on a drum.

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IDPF Shares Investing Experience at ADIS 2019

IDPF Shares Investing Experience at ADIS 2019

Lively and engagingly informative discussions dominated the 2019 African Diaspora Network’s “African Diaspora Investment Symposium” held in the heart of Silicon Valley, California on January 26 – 28, 2019.

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IDPF President & CEO Awarded Australia US Midwest Award

IDPF President & CEO Awarded Australia US Midwest Award

Congratulations to IDPF President & CEO, Irene D. Pritzker, for receiving the Australia US Midwest Award for Outstanding Achievement!

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IDPF Featured in New Book as a "Disruptive Innovator"

IDPF Featured in New Book as a

We are very proud to share that the IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF) is featured in the highly anticipated Clayton Christensen book, The Prosperity paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty.

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