The Global Development and Population Program in 2012
Local budget figures are painted on the side of a schoolhouse in Kenya to help ensure that funds allocated for this school actually reach the children pictured here. The Hewlett Foundation's Transparency and Accountability grantmaking provides citizens with information about where public revenues come from and how they are being spent, in order to reduce corruption and support the foundations of good governance. Photo: Dana Schmidt, Hewlett Foundation
- Promote transparent and accountable governance around the world, including through a Mexico country program
- Foster greater use of high-quality research and analysis to create sound policy in developing countries, including through investments in training and policy research capacity
- Improve the quality of basic education and children's learning in the developing world
- Ensure access to quality family planning and reproductive health, both internationally and domestically
- Reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy in disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area and California's Central Valley
In 2012, the Global Development and Population Program made 130 grants to 105 organizations, totaling over $83.8 million.
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The Global Development and Population Program in the News in 2012:
- Harvesting a Brighter Future: Migrant Workers’ Children Learn to Avoid Teen Pregnancy - September 2012
- Alfonsina Peñaloza Joins Hewlett Foundation in Mexico City as Global Development and Population Program Officer - November 2012