Freedom in Practice

Practical solutions to addressing multidimensional poverty: Champions app

Practical solution to addressing multidimensional poverty: Champions app November 21, 2023 Multidimensional poverty plagues the globe and prevents people from realizing their potential and contributing meaningfully to society. Responses from government and philanthropy are overly bureaucratic and disconnected from the poor themselves, often resulting in a lack of opportunity for people to exercise personal agency …

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Lanzarote Co-creation Forum

Lanzarote Co-creation Forum November 02, 2023 In September, the Rising Tide Foundation in partnership with Universidad de las Hesperides and with the support of Universidad Francisco Marroquin (UFM), hosted the first ever “Expect the Unexpected” Co-creation Forum in Lanzarote, Canary Islands.  At this forum, we invited organizations that run exciting projects related to our Freedom …

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New addition to the RTF Team – Welcome Alexander!

New addition to the RTF Team – Welcome Alexander! October 03, 2023 We are delighted to introduce our new colleague, Alexander C. R. Hammond, who joined the Rising Tide Foundation team as Program Manager in October 2023. As a Program Manager in Freedom in Practice, Alexander oversees a portfolio of grants that promote moral agency, …

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Communicating Freedom: Major Successes for the Initiative for African Trade and Prosperity

Communicating Freedom: Major Successes for the Initiative for African Trade and Prosperity April 11, 2023 Since the Initiative for African Trade and Prosperity (IATP) launched in May 2021, 10 African nations have ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, bringing the overall number of ratifications to 46 (out of 54 nations). Several countries that are …

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Realizing Education Dreams in Switzerland: An interview with EDUCA SWISS CEO Simon Merki

Realizing Education Dreams in Switzerland: An interview with EDUCA SWISS CEO Simon Merki May 9, 2023 Education strengthens the national economy and promotes a healthy society. But education is not within reach for everyone, with many lacking the resources to pursue further study. Particularly affected are people with a migration background, from educationally disadvantaged families, …

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Original research published in the ‘BMJ Open’: Freedom, choice, dignity – what is the role of place?

Original research published in the ‘BMJ Open’: Freedom, choice, dignity – what is the role of place? April 20, 2023  A neighborhood with strong trust and networks can empower individuals within the community to support each other and be beneficial to their well-being.On the other hand, neighborhoods that lack social cohesion are associated with stress, …

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LFMI’s #FreedomTalks hosted by the Bank of Lithuania today!

LFMI’s #FreedomTalks hosted by the Bank of Lithuania today! March 20, 2023 To open World Money Week, the Bank of Lithuania – together with the Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI) – is organizing a #FreedomTalks debate for students from all over Lithuania. The #FreedomTalks debate is a lesson in citizenship and awareness. The format of the debate is designed …

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Women in the Workforce: Atlas Network and eradicating barriers for women

Women in the Workforce: Atlas Network and eradicating barriers for women March 10, 2023 The Atlas Network project, Eradicating Barriers to Economic Freedom for Women, has witnessed huge successes in policy reform. To celebrate this achievement, our colleagues at Atlas Network have shared some inspiring success stories from the past year, effectively demonstrating the wide-reaching impact …

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