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The American Indian Catholic Schools Network Launches New Communication Platform
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The American Indian Catholic Schools Network Launches New Communication Platform

Better Way Foundation’s American Indian Catholic Mission Schools Program funds a network of mission schools to help youth successfully complete high school and enroll in post-secondary programs. The Foundation’s efforts enhance networks, strengthen teaching practices and improve student success. The Network recently launched a new website, available at www.aicsnetwork.org, to function as a vehicle for...

Partner Convening in Tanzania
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Partner Convening in Tanzania

Recently, Better Way Foundation’s partners working in the Mwanza and Kagera regions of Tanzania came together for ten days of training and site visits to learn from one another’s work. The partners received training in documenting and sharing case studies and success stories, as well as networking. They also participated in five days of site visits to...

Powerful Results for the Indian Mission Schools Network
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Powerful Results for the Indian Mission Schools Network

“We as teachers rarely get the opportunity to voice our concerns, so this was an incredible opportunity. I have more hope for the future of our school.” – From a site visit with mission school teachers.In 2013, Better Way Foundation issued more than $720,000 in grants to American Indian mission schools.  Through Better Way support...

Tanzania Partner Leverages Donor Investment
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Tanzania Partner Leverages Donor Investment

Better Way Foundation partner Tanzania Home Economics Association (TAHEA) is delivering results and scaling investment to expand its life-changing program.  TAHEA was recently featured in the Firelight Foundation’s 2013 annual report, highlighting work in the fishing villages along the shores of Lake Victoria and naming them as a “lead partner.” Better Way’s investment in TAHEA...

City Connects Featured for Lowering Dropout Rates & Improving Test Scores
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City Connects Featured for Lowering Dropout Rates & Improving Test Scores

Better Way Foundation partner City Connects was recently highlighted in a Huffington Post piece titled “Deserving of Celebration: Public Education Done Right,” as an effective model for education. The Boston-based organization connects community assets with each student’s individual needs, and has resulted in better academic performance. By changing the way school counselors, social workers and...

Native Mission School Sees Successful Graduation
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Native Mission School Sees Successful Graduation

Better Way Foundation – and previously Sieben Foundation –  has supported Red Cloud Indian Mission School, both directly and through our support of the Native Mission Schools Network. The Foundation actively supports the professional development of teachers and administrators, enhances community involvement, strengthens Lakota language teaching, and improves the academic preparation of Red Cloud students through better...

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