Teach a Man to Fish

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, […]

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MDF Board Member wins Human Rights Award

MDF Board Member wins Human Rights Award Congratulations Shehrbano 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 […]

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Mangoes and Schools: Rethinking U.S. Aid to Pakistan

by Fritz Lodge This summer, after nearly two years of bureaucratic wrangling, the first of Pakistan’s famous mangoes will appear in fruit aisles across the United States. Unfortunately, their arrival will turn few heads. Though officially the world’s sweetest mango (by scientific consensus) the fortunes of this newest export seem unlikely to fill the schedule […]

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